Under the American Rescue Plan, eligible families could receive a monthly payment for each child under 18.
Eligible parents could get monthly checks under the proposal instead of a yearly credit when they file their taxes.
In 2017, the child poverty rate was 18%. Go back nearly three decades to 1990: also 18%.
More than half of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, report says.
Looking at the motivations behind Comcast's eased eligibility requirements.
Three families living around the poverty line in San Diego tell Marketplace Money what it means to spend money when you don't have a whole lot of it.