Income Inequality and Educational Performance
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How does the income of a family, a student and a school effect eductional performance?
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» Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy?

» Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy? | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
When the rich do something to deserve their riches, nobody complains. But when those at the bottom don't understand the unequal distribution of wealth, they get furious.
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Michelle Obama, Rachael Ray revamp school lunches

Michelle Obama, Rachael Ray revamp school lunches | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
Michelle Obama and chef Rachael Ray will speak to students at a Virginia elementary school about healthier school lunches.
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More than 1 in 5 U.S. children poor, Census says

More than 1 in 5 U.S. children poor, Census says | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of children in the United States considered poor rose by 1 million in 2010, the U.S.
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Daily Number: Hispanic Poverty Rate Highest In New Supplemental Census Measure - Pew Research Center

A nonpartisan fact tank that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world through public opinion polling, social science research, reporting news, analyzing news coverage, and holding forums and briefings.
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The bleak face of U.S. poverty

The bleak face of U.S. poverty | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
No matter how you slice it, the new census numbers show the last decade has been a disaster (In the richest & most powerful nation humanity has ever known, there's "bleak" levels of increasing poverty:
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Poverty rate rises under alternate Census measure

Poverty rate rises under alternate Census measure | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
New Census poverty rate report shows more than 49 million Americans are poor. The new measure takes into account both government aid and medical expenses.
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Why David Brooks Is Totally Wrong About Income Inequality and the 99% | Economy | AlterNet

Why David Brooks Is Totally Wrong About Income Inequality and the 99% | Economy | AlterNet | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
Brooks' latest tries to dismiss the conflict between the 99% and the 1% -- here's why he gets it wrong.
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America's poorest poor: the best and worst cities

America's poorest poor: the best and worst cities | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
New research shows big increases in the number of the super poor across America.
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The Best Visualizations Of Poverty In The U.S. & Around The World | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Visualizations Of Poverty In The U.S. & Around The World | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
http://t.co/0EoSlww6 The Best Visualizations Of Poverty In The U.S. & Around The World ...
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What's Occupying Us All | Psychology Today

What's Occupying Us All | Psychology Today | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
One variable to explain so many modern woes? By Dr. David Rock...
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Poverty and unemployment: The American dream is dead | Speed Reading Technique | The Best Speed Reading Technique Available

Poverty and unemployment: The American dream is dead That means more than 15 per cent of America's population lived below the poverty line, measured at $ (Poverty and unemployment: The American dream is dead -
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The Wrong Inequality

The Wrong Inequality | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
The most troubling problems that leave many Americans at a disadvantage have gotten lost in the debate over the top 1 percent of earners vs. the bottom 99 percent.
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Bleak Portrait of Poverty Is Off the Mark, Experts Say

Bleak Portrait of Poverty Is Off the Mark, Experts Say | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
The Census Bureau will release a long-promised alternate measure meant to do a better job of counting the resources of the needy and bills they have to pay.
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Davos: At World Economic Forum, Income Inequality A Major Concern

Davos: At World Economic Forum, Income Inequality A Major Concern | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
High in the Swiss Alps, the global wealth gap is being identified as a source of misery and unrest.
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‘Near Poor’: Not Quite in Poverty, but Still Struggling

‘Near Poor’: Not Quite in Poverty, but Still Struggling | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
A new Census Bureau measure denotes households pulled out of poverty by benefits or closer to it by certain expenses, and a count suggests they are far more numerous than previously understood.
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The Two Year Window | The New Republic

The Two Year Window | The New Republic | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
The New Republic: The new science of babies and brains - and how it could revolutionize the fight against poverty http://t.co/FTnA6EH7...
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Photographs of American Poverty by Joakim Eskilden | LightBox | TIME.com

Photographs of American Poverty by Joakim Eskilden | LightBox | TIME.com | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
Danish photographer Joakim Eskilden traveled to five states to document the growing crisis. His photographs appear in the new issue of TIME.
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Federal poverty level doesn't meet basic needs, data shows

Federal poverty level doesn't meet basic needs, data shows | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
Is it possible to survive at the 'poverty level'?
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Childstats.gov - America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 - Economic Circumstances

Child poverty in 2009: 36 percent Black, 33 percent Hispanic, and 12 percent White.
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Economic View: Flat Tax Doesn’t Solve Inequality Problem |

Economic View: Flat Tax Doesn’t Solve Inequality Problem - http://t.co/txx79Lxo...
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Extreme Poverty Is Now At Record Levels – 19 Statistics About The Poor That Will Absolutely Astound You | GoldSilver.com

Extreme Poverty Is Now At Record Levels – 19 Statistics About The Poor That Will Absolutely Astound You | GoldSilver.com | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a higher percentage of Americans is living in extreme poverty than they have ever measured before.
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Video - Girl Effect

Highly recommend you watch this if you want to see a great motion graphics video about girls in poverty http://t.co/nL78FzBu...
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Extreme Poverty Is Now At Record Levels – 19 Statistics About The Poor That Will Absolutely Astound You

Extreme Poverty Is Now At Record Levels – 19 Statistics About The Poor That Will Absolutely Astound You | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
According to the U.S.Census Bureau, a higher percentage of Americans is living in extreme poverty than they have ever measured before.  In 2010, we were told (RT @Lawsonbulk: There are 314 counties in the US where at least 30% of the children are ...
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Why the Tax System Is Doing Less About Growing Inequality

Why the Tax System Is Doing Less About Growing Inequality | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
As we have explained, the joint congressional “supercommittee” — and any future efforts at deficit reduction — should raise significant revenues, and do so progressively. A recent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report highlights why.
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Census: 1 in 15 Americans Among the Poorest of the Poor | PBS NewsHour | Nov. 3, 2011

Census: 1 in 15 Americans Among the Poorest of the Poor | PBS NewsHour | Nov. 3, 2011 | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
New Census data out Thursday show that one in 15 Americans now lives in extreme poverty and earns less than half of the official poverty line.
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AEI - Papers

AEI - Papers | Income Inequality and Educational Performance | Scoop.it
This report documents the dramatic variation in graduation rates across more than 1,300 of the nation's colleges and universities.
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