Each Day in America for American Indian and Alaska Native Children
- 1 child or teen dies from an accident.
- 1 baby dies before his or her first birthday.
- 2 children are arrested for violent crimes.
- 5 children are arrested for drug crimes.
- 10 babies are born at low birthweight.
- 11 public school students are corporally punished.**
- 18 babies are born to teen mothers.
- 19 babies are born without health insurance.
- 21 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.
- 33 babies are born into extreme poverty.
- 44 babies are born into poverty.
- 54 children are arrested.
- 67 high school students drop out.**
- 84 babies are born to unmarried mothers.
- 129 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.