Poverty

News
12:47 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Study Shows Extra Services To Address Poverty Strain School Dollars

A recent analysis of the average amount of money Ohio schools spend per student shows rural and urban districts have to stretch their dollars further than their suburban counterparts. 

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6:31 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Slight Increase In Ohio Poverty

New U.S. Census Bureau figures show 16.3 percent of Ohioans, or 1.8 million people, were in poverty last year, up one tenth from 2011.

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6:56 am
Thu August 8, 2013

More Franklin County Children Living In Poverty

The Children's Defense Fund of Ohio says nearly 27 percent of Franklin County children lived in poverty in 2011, and 34 percent received food stamps.

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