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Poverty Study

Bay Area Poverty Rate Still Near Record High Despite Tech Boom

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

While the San Francisco Bay Area's tech boom has made it a major job creation hub, poverty in the region remains close to the peak levels reached duri...

Study: 1 In 5 U.S. Children Live In Poverty, Hurt In Academics And Socioeconomics

AP | By CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 10.17.2011 | Education

LAS VEGAS -- Karla Washington worries how she will afford new school uniforms for her five-year-old daughter. Washington, an undergraduate student, e...