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Almost Half of Public School Students Are Now Low-Income

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The Atlantic says:

More troubling than the strict number of low-income students, however, was the long-term trend. As I noted up above, the number of states handing out cheap and free meals to more than half their students quadrupled in ten years, a point that this Washington Post illustration hammers home vividly. American public school students are becoming poorer. 

USA percent of low income students map

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