• In an average classroom of 20 children, there are most likely at least three children who are either victims or bullies. • One-half of motor vehicle accidents involving adolescents are associated with alcohol and other drugs. Methodology: This is a Quantitative study providing seemingly countless statistics, percents, and relationships between children and the “critical issues” they face today. Findings: Although poverty rates have gone down in the last 15 years, with the recent economic downturn, it is anticipated that we will again experience significant increases in children living poverty. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that children, adolescents, and young adults are disproportionately affected by violent injury and death.
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This meant layoffs for thousands of people. Starting in late 2006 early 2007, the city was getting closer to hitting its rock bottom. Detroit became the number one city in the nation ranked for foreclosures. It was said that more than 5% of households were entering the state of foreclosure. Compared to the rest of the country, Detroit had 4.8 times the number of foreclosures (2007 in Detroit was brutal, more than 113,889 homes had filed or were about to file for foreclose.
This is one of the main reasons that we don’t know a true number of the “homeless children” in this state. The parents are afraid if they ask for help they will lose their children. Just a few of the statistics given, “the number of children living in poverty has increased from 14 million to 16 million” (Watson, 2011). Alone in Michigan in the “2010-2011 school year, more than 31,000 homeless students attend school—8,500 more than in the previous school year, a 37 percent spike” (Seidel, 2011). Most figures you can find don’t even count the number of families that have doubled up living
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