2 public school students are corporally punished.*
2 babies die before their first birthday.
2 children are arrested for violent crimes.
4 children are arrested for drug crimes.
9 babies are born to teen mothers.
19 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.
33 children are arrested.
52 babies are born into extreme poverty.
81 high school students drop out.*
110 babies are born into poverty.
127 babies are born to unmarried mothers.
132 babies are born without health insurance.
162 public school students are suspended.*
**Some of the indicators for Ead Day in America are not available for Asian/Pacific Islander children.
*Based on 180 school days a year. See Endnotes in The State of America's Children 2017 for citations.
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