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What pushes people up the economic ladder

Apr 17, 2015
Researchers have discovered factors that may help economic mobility.
Posted In: Dayton, economic mobility, poverty
Johnny Sestini stands next to his house, which was burned by arsons and rebuilt.

Tiny houses give homeless a foothold

Mar 17, 2015
Greg Kloehn builds homes out of recycled materials and gives them to the homeless.
Posted In: homelessness, poverty, recycling

Poor children, a new majority in public schools

Jan 16, 2015
More than half of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, report says.
Posted In: Education, child poverty, poverty
Haskell University Footpath

The American Indian College Fund turns 25

Oct 20, 2014
The fund aims to bolster lagging American Indian graduation rates.
Posted In: native americans, college, poverty

The numbers for September 16, 2014

Sep 16, 2014
Poverty, Internet drones and space taxis; here are the numbers we're watching.
Posted In: poverty, Google, spacex

PODCAST: Bank of America settles for $16.65 billion

Aug 21, 2014
Plus: predicting a rise in interest rates and Ebola's effect on Africa's economy.
Posted In: Bank of America, Ebola, poverty, Federal Reserve

Keeping teachers in the classroom

Jul 18, 2014
Public schools are struggling with teacher retention.
Posted In: teachers, schools, poverty
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Obama will see problems on reservations first hand

Jun 13, 2014
The Census Bureau says 27 percent of Native Americans are poor.
Posted In: native americans, President Obama, poverty

How we measure the poverty line(s)

May 16, 2014
It wasn't until the early 1960s that we even drew the poverty line.
Posted In: poverty

Part III: Hungry for savings

Apr 3, 2014
Walmart donates billions to anti-hunger initiatives. Some of those efforts benefit its own employees.
Posted In: Walmart, food banks, Food, hunger, poverty

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