America's child poverty rate remains stubbornly high despite important progress

Published: 31/01/2018
America's child poverty rate remains stubbornly high despite important progress
Source: WWW.EUREKALERT.ORG

While many American families have experienced economic gains, children are still most likely to live in households too poor to cover their basic needs. Children make up around a quarter of the US population, but represent more than a third of the nation's poorest residents. Some 41 percent (29.8 million) of America's children were living on the brink of poverty in 2016 -- including more than 5 m

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