There is no reason for child poverty to exist in the richest nation on Earth

McDermott, Jim
July 2007
Hill;7/24/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 89, p38
The author reflects on the resolution programs in eliminating child poverty in the U.S. He assesses that poor children have greater risks of poor physical health, delayed cognitive development and poor academic achievements. He stresses that the government will provide funding to families that receive below poverty level, improve the federal unemployment insurance program, monitor child welfare system and place emphasis on reducing poverty in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.


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