Kids Count http://kwgs.org en Oklahoma Ranks 40th in Latest Kids Count Report http://kwgs.org/post/oklahoma-ranks-40th-latest-kids-count-report <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) &mdash; A new study that ranks Oklahoma 40th overall in children&#39;s issues says the number of children living in poverty rose by 9 percent from 2005 to 2010.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The overall ranking is an improvement from 43rd last year.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">The 2012 Kids Count report released Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation also found the teenage birth rate up 11 percent from 2005-2009 in the state.</span></p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 16:23:10 +0000 Associated Press & Catherine Roberts 22882 at http://kwgs.org Oklahoma Ranks 40th in Latest Kids Count Report