Moments in America for Asian and Pacific Islander Children
- Every minute a public school student is suspended.*
- Every 4 minutes a high school student drops out.*
- Every 12 minutes a baby is born to an unmarried mother.
- Every 22 minutes a child is arrested.
- Every 25 minutes a baby is born into poverty.
- Every hour a baby is born to a teen mother.
- Every hour a child is abused or neglected.
- Every 3 hours a public school student is corporally punished.*
- Every 6 hours a child is arrested for a drug offense.
- Every 11 hours a child is arrested for a violent offense.
- Every day a child dies in an accident.
- Every 6 and a half days a child or teen commits suicide.
- Every 8 and a half days a child or teen is killed by a firearm.
* Based on calculations per school day (180 days of seven hours each)
Learn more stats about the state of children in America on our Each Day in America page.