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June 12, 2008

News: Colorado has Largest Rise in Child Poverty

Mt_yaleAccording to the Colorado Children's Campaign (their report is here), and reported on in the New York Times Today, "Colorado experienced the nation's largest rate of growth in impoverished children from 2000-2006" (article here with graphic of shifts in poverty here).  The Denver Post's editorial responding to the report urges education as the solution: Board Editorial, "Learning how to escape poverty," June 11, 2008. 

-E.R. erosser@wcl.american.edu

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