Report Finds Significant Racial Disparities in Children’s Access to Health Care, Education
A recent report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds racial disparities in children's access to health and education. The report, called "Race for Results," examined 12 indicators that measure racial variations in areas such as health, education and family environment. On a scale of 0 to 1,000 with 1,000 being the highest possible score, Asian and Pacific Islander children in California scored 768, White children scored 748, American Indian children scored 529, Latino children scored 405 and African American children scored 395.
- "Childhood Poverty Affects Long-Term Health" (Flynn, HealthyCal, 8/27).
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