Each Day in America for Hispanic Children
- 1 child is killed by abuse or neglect.
- 1 child or teen commits suicide.
- 1 child or teen is killed by guns.
- 4 children or teens die from accidents.
- 13 babies die before their first birthdays.
- 56 public school students are corporally punished.**
- 173 babies are born at low birthweight.
- 285 babies are born to teen mothers.
- 399 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.
- 408 babies are born without health insurance.
- 595 babies are born into extreme poverty.
- 834 high school students drop out.**
- 1,153 babies are born into poverty.
- 1,330 babies are born to unmarried mothers.
- 3,453 public school students are suspended.**
*Based on 180 school days a year. See Endnotes in The State of America's Children 2014 for citations.
Learn more stats about the state of children in America on our Moments in America for Children page.