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Each Day in America for Hispanic Children

January 2014

  • 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.