DETROIT
11/29/2011 12:49 pm ET

Detroit Child Poverty Up 20 Precent Since 2007

The Detroit City School District, which was the poorest in the nation in 2007, remained at the bottom in 2010. The bureau reported 47.2 percent of the 139,300 children in the nation’s ninth-largest district are poor, a 20 percent increase from 2007.

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