More Than 20 Percent Of U.S. Children Live In Poverty, Big Increase Since 2001

From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 18 2012, 20:00:40

According to a new report by the Foundation for Child Development, child poverty in the U.S. has jumped from 15.6 percent to 21.4 percent over the last decade. The increase, as Reuters noted, "was driven mainly by declines in median family income, especially for families headed by a man, and a decline in the percentage [...]

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