NYT: No evidence child poverty is decreasing

 

 

 

 

 

In a recent article by the New York Times arguments that child poverty has plateaued since the economy has started to recover are refuted. Rather, the article shows how about one in every four children are currently living poverty. The percentage of children below the poverty line in 2012 and the percent change from 2007 to 2012 was presented in the article; this information is shown below. As can be seen, only North Dakota was experienced a decline in child poverty since 2007.

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