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Posts tagged Poverty

May 29, 2017


Advocates Push Again For Legislative Help To Address Food Deserts

The pending closure of two Indiana-based grocery store chains and debates among Indiana Republicans mean the problem doesn’t have an easy solution.

May 2, 2017


Gleaner’s Expands Produce Distribution With New Processing Center

The new effort will double the amount of fresh produce Gleaners is able to provide in the 21 Indiana counties they serve.

November 10, 2014


Report: More Than A Third Of Hoosiers Below Poverty Level

The United Way report shows more than a third of Indiana households live below the federal poverty level, or can't afford the basic cost of living.

July 26, 2014


Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” July 25, 2014

How poverty is impacting Hoosiers, why some Indiana teachers are learning how to use 3D printers and big news this week with the state's Pre-K efforts.

July 22, 2014


Report: More Children Living In Concentrated Poverty Areas

More than one in ten children in Indiana live in high-poverty areas.

November 20, 2013


‘Should Society Drop Its Ills At The Schoolhouse Door?’

"We look at our students not as underprivileged, but under-resourced," says EdPower chancellor and CEO Marcus Robinson in a Q&A with StateImpact.

November 15, 2013


How Poverty Impacts Indiana’s Scores On National Tests

Education experts say the difference between low-income and middle-class students explains a great deal of new international and national test score data.

November 4, 2013


Report: 50 Percent Of Indiana Kids Are ‘Low-Income’

Half of Indiana children younger than 9 years old are living in low-income households, and 70 percent of low-income 3- and 4-year-olds don't go to preschool.

October 22, 2013


Chart: Indiana Schools’ Creeping Poverty Problem

In total, 49 percent of students enrolled in Indiana’s charter and traditional public schools receive free or reduced price lunches.

May 24, 2013


Reorganization May Be Necessary To Lower Suburban Poverty

There are numerous reasons for the increase in suburban poverty, but finding a solution may prove more difficult.

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