A West Virginia school system strives to lift up its children by tackling poverty

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Washington Post

Oct 21, 12:00 AM

A West Virginia school system strives to lift up its children by tackling poverty

The shifts that have beset McDowell County are happening all over the country. With the growing recognition of the ways poverty can impede learning, schools are playing a larger role in meeting the basic needs of children: feeding them, clothing them and connecting them with medical care and counseling.

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