States in Southwest, Deep South score low on annual child-welfare index

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: July 22, 2014 - 5:45 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child-welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent house households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improve.

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