Children try to do their homework at an evacuation shelter in a high school gymnasium in Kentwood, northeast of New Orleans on August 30, 2012 in Louisiana, where Tropical Storm Isaac has dumped more rain onto an already saturated Gulf Coast leaving residents to seek safety from flooding. Authorities in two states along the US Gulf Coast urged residents to seek shelter amid fears the Percy Quin dam in Mississippi near the Louisiana border showed signs of damage due to the storm. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)
FREDERIC J. BROWN Children try to do their homework at an evacuation shelter in a high school gymnasium in Kentwood, northeast of New Orleans on August 30, 2012 in Louisiana, where Tropical Storm Isaac has dumped more rain onto an already saturated Gulf Coast leaving residents to seek safety from flooding. Authorities in two states along the US Gulf Coast urged residents to seek shelter amid fears the Percy Quin dam in Mississippi near the Louisiana border showed signs of damage due to the storm. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Time's Sam Frizell reports on an Annie E. Casey study that shows child poverty rates are rising, but some states are better than others when it comes to kids' overall well-being. Here's rankings of the top and the bottom five states.

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