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Tennessee stays ranked 35th in child well-being study
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee remains ranked 35th in an annual child well-being study for a second-straight year.The 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book released Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that more than 60 percent of 3- and 4-year-olds in Tennessee lack access to pre-Kindergarten. It also says 12 percent of high school students don't graduate on time. It says Tennessee ranked 27th in health, compared to 26th last year.