GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Minnesota ranksfourth inoverall well-being on the 2013 Annie E. Casey Foundation's "Kids Count" list, which measures the relative health of children in all 50 states.
After 24 years on the bottom of the list Mississippi has moved up from 50th to 48th in the worst place to be a child.
The list cites a gain in kids health and education for the move. New Mexico is now dead last for children's welfare.
Stephanie Hogenson, with the Children's Defense Fund joined KARE 11 Sunrise to talk about the kids list.