Tennessee Moves Up In Ranking In Child Well-Being

Tennessee has moved up the ranks to 36th from 39thin child well-being in a newly released report on Wednesday. The annual report is compiled to improve evaluation of child well-being. Tennessee ranked better than most southern states in the Annie E. Casey KIDS COUNT project.
According to Tennessee Commission of Children and Youth, Tennessee’s ranking was lifted by its good showing on health domain, ranking 16th. Other scores; 38th on economic well-being, 39th for family and community well-being, and 42nd on education domain. Rankings on 16 indicators clustered in four domains – health, economic well-being, education, and family and community – are tallied to form the composite ranking.