Children and Poverty

Poverty is a scary word. It provokes images that frighten us at a base level: inadequate housing and deficits in the basic things – groceries, utilities, transportation. Certainly none of us want to live a life where we lack these things, and none of us want our kids living a life of poverty. Three life dynamics appear to be associated with poverty: finishing school through 12th grade, working full-time, and being in a marital relationship before having a child.  Check out the following links to explore the relationship for yourself:

The Behavioral Aspects of Poverty

Child Poverty

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