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1 What do you know about the well-being of children in Dallas County? Begin the quiz

2 What is the total number of children, ages 0-17, living in Dallas County (rounded to the nearest thousand)? 525, , ,000 Wait for the answer: Answer: 654,000 Next question

3 What percentage of these children live in poverty?* 24 % 29% 35% Wait for the answer: Answer: 29%29% *poverty is measured by a family of four with an annual household income of $22,113 or less Next question

4 Which of these factors have been statistically proven to positively affect the well-being of low-income children? Living in a 2-parent household Attending pre-K programs Having health insurance Living in a neighborhood mixed with higher-income families All of the above Wait for the answer: Answer: All of the above Here’s why

5 In 2010, 34% of Dallas County children lived in single parent homes. Households headed by single parents tend to be lower-income.34% 26% of Dallas County 3 and 4 year-olds are enrolled in public school pre-kindergarten programs. Pre-school attendance improves language and reading-readiness skills for low-income children. 26% Dallas County leads the state in the percentage of uninsured children at almost 18%, (117,720 children). Uninsured children may not receive preventative care and are generally less healthy than insured children.almost 18% 108,533 Dallas County children live in areas of concentrated poverty that lack quality-of-life amenities found in mixed-income neighborhoods. 108,533 Next slide

6 “ “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these” (Matthew 19:14). Next slide

7 For more information: Final slide

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