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United Way Targeting Education, Income and Health

A report released by the United Way of America finds that the "Common Good Index" score for the United States has declined since 2000. The index is based on 12 categories used to evaluate conditions in education, income and health including high school graduation rates and the percentage of children not covered by health insurance. The national nonprofit group plans to adjust its goals to improve these three areas.

United Way Targeting Education, Income and Health

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United Way to Target Health, Education and Income
Article | The United Way of America, alarmed at the nation's fraying safety net, will announce today that it will direct its giving toward ambitious 10-year goals that would cut in half the high school dropout rate and the number of working families struggling financially.

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