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Cities experiment with paying poor students for good grades

Cities experiment with paying poor students for good grades

By Emily Scheie
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Education | High-school students don’t usually see cash rewards for school success until their education helps them secure a job. But New York City and Memphis, Tenn.,

The power of words in the life of a single mom

The power of words in the life of a single mom

By Angela Lu
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Pro-Life Reality | Megan Dancisak shares what not to say to a mother who’s trying her hardest on her own

Can technology teach parents to talk to their kids?

Can technology teach parents to talk to their kids?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Children from poorer families might have fewer clothes or toys, but studies have shown they probably also lack something money can’t buy: exposure to words.

Poverty-fighting ministries in eastern Kentucky?

By Jamie Dean
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Poverty | The suggestion box is open for an upcoming story I’m working on regarding poverty in Appalachia. Here’s the background: In 1964, President Lyndon B.

Paul Ryan: Help people help themselves

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Poverty | WASHINGTON—Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., revealed his new proposal for poverty reform Thursday: Let local charities help the poor first, with government…

Pennsylvania issues draft notices, a century late

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A roundup of wacky news

The never-ending war on poverty

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Poverty | WASHINGTON—President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared a “war on poverty” in January 1964. Fifty years later, Congress is still debating…

Missing the mark

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | The $20 trillion War on Poverty has barely dented the poverty rate. Expert Jennifer Marshall says we can do better

Cultivating change

By Daniel James Devine
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Hope Award | Rural ministry in Michigan earns Midwest regional victory

How to challenge overpopulation propaganda

How to challenge overpopulation propaganda

By Marvin Olasky
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Global | WORLD readers ask me many hard questions, but once in a while an easy one comes across the plate like a hanging curve ball. A graduate student from Illinois…

The real cause of poverty in the world

The real cause of poverty in the world

By William Easterly
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year for analysis

Midwest models

By Russ Pulliam
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Lifestyle | True compassion’s social and political effects are on display in Indianapolis

 
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