Articles about "poverty"

Feb 22

A study published last month by the Southern Education Foundation says that the majority of children in public schools come from low-income families.  The report is based on data from the 2012-13 school year, which states that 51% of studen...

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A study published last month by the Southern Education Foundation says that the majority of children in public schools come from low-income families.  The report is based on data from the 2012-13 school year, which states that 51% of studen...

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Jul 21, 2015

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, as reported in the New York Times, July 21, 2015

 

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation's...

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Jan 26, 2015

Based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a “research bulletin” released last week by the Southern Education Foundation says that low-income students now make up a majority of those attending the nation’s publi...

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May 02

Marian Wright Edelman is the President of the Children's Defense Fund and has been a long time advocate on behalf of children living in poverty.  She recently testified before Congress in favor of additional federal resources for poor child...

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