Shelby County lags in children’s well-being, data shows

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 26, 2023 7:46 PM CT | Published: May 26, 2023 3:40 PM CT

The report from the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth found Shelby County ranked low in health, education and economics. 


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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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