By Lisa Dunlap, Roswell Daily Record
Jan. 20, 2022

Children in Chaves County are experiencing the same types of challenges as other youth in New Mexico, with some significant concerns regarding educational gaps and child abuse, according to data released by New Mexico Voices for Children.

Most of the information available for the county in the 2021 Kids Count Data Book released Wednesday tracks closely with statewide rates for the 16 data points used to determine child well-being.

The data gathered from the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal and state agencies fall into four main categories: economic security, health indices, educational participation and attainment, and family and community support.

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