Idaho 22nd in child welfare

Idaho ranked No. 22 nationally in a new report that examines a range of child welfare issues. But that same study gave Idaho lackluster scores on education issues — largely because of the state’s chronic pre-K shortage. On Tuesday, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released its 2016 edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book. Titled “State Trends in Child Well-Being,” the report ranked the states on 16 social, economic and education criteria.

Read more over at Idaho Education News.