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Kids Count Report: Tenn. Ranks 39th in the Nation for Well-Being of its Children

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If Tennessee children hope to succeed, the key may be their early years. That's the message tonight from the State Commission on Children and Youth. According to the Kids Count report, Tennessee ranks 39th in the nation for the well-being of its children. Those rankings are based on factors like education, health, and economic factors. Today, a panel discussion focused on the importance of helping kids during their first 8 years. Tennessee's Kids Count ranking went down from 36 to 39 over the last year.

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