Each Day in America for Asian and Pacific Islander Children

January 2014

  • 1 public school student is corporally punished.**
  • 2 children are arrested for violent crimes.
  • 2 babies die before their first birthdays.
  • 5 children are arrested for drug crimes.
  • 15 babies are born to teen mothers.
  • 19 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.
  • 38 babies are born into extreme poverty.
  • 49 babies are born without health insurance.
  • 55 children are arrested.
  • 61 babies are born at low birthweight.
  • 66 babies are born into poverty.
  • 81 high school students drop out.**
  • 128 babies are born to unmarried mothers.
  • 189 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.