“Soaring Poverty Casts Spotlight on ‘Lost Decade’”


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From the New York Times, yesterday — Rather sobering: By SABRINA TAVERNISE WASHINGTON — Another 2.6 million people slipped into poverty in the United States last year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, and the number of Americans living below the official poverty line, … Continue reading

Time Article: “Keeping Homeless Kids in School” by Kathleen Kingsbury


Posted by: Yasmin | March 23, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/23/time-article-keeping-homeless-kids-in-school-by-kathleen-kingsbury/ Interesting article that came out today about the economic crisis, education and family life…. Right now, nearly 1 in 10 children attending public school in Minneapolis is homeless. Read that sentence again. As Wall Street … Continue reading