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    Not on Medicaid? Your Neighborhood School Might Be

    Kristen Harper and David Murphey Child Trends On July 30th, 52 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicaid into law. As the program’s anniversary approaches this weekend, and Congress continues to debate its future, it may be unclear to many—especially those who are not Medicaid beneficiaries—how significant changes to Medicaid might...
  • A new report shows one in four California children lives in poverty, although the state has made huge gains in getting more kids insured. Photo Credit: Latino Outdoors

    Calif. Ranks 37th in Nation for Child Well-Being

    Suzanne Potter California News Service LOS ANGELES – California has made major strides in getting kids insured, but still ranks only 37th in the nation for overall child well-being due to persistent pockets of poverty, according to the latest KIDS COUNT Data Book, out today from the Annie E....