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Poverty in the United States

Index Poverty in the United States

Poverty is a state of deprivation, lacking the usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. [1]

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Abington Heights High School

Abington Heights High School is a small public high school.

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Abington Heights School District

The Abington Heights School District is a midsized public school district.

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Achievement gap in the United States

The achievement gap in the United States is the observed, persistent disparity in measures of educational performance among subgroups of U.S. students, especially groups defined by socioeconomic status (SES), race/ethnicity and gender.

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Acting white

In the United States, acting white is a pejorative term, usually applied to black people, which refers to a person's perceived betrayal of their culture by assuming the social expectations of white society.

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Adams County, Pennsylvania

Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Affordable Care Act tax provisions

In 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) introduced a host of tax provisions to accommodate the Affordable Care Act.

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Affordable Health Care for America Act

The Affordable Health Care for America Act (or HR 3962) was a bill that was crafted by the United States House of Representatives in October 29 of 2009.

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African-American history

African-American history is the part of American history that looks at the African-Americans or Black Americans in the United States.

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AIDS Drug Assistance Programs

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs are a set of programs in all 50-states in the United States that provide Food and Drug Administration-approved HIV treatment drugs to low income patients in the U.S. The programs are administered by each state with funds distributed by the United States government.

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Alameda County Community Food Bank

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is a non-profit organization that supplies food to 275 Alameda County, California agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, child-care and senior centers, and after-school programs, provides an emergency food helpline, teaches nutrition and hunger education, and conducts outreach about California's food stamps program CalFresh.

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Albert Gallatin Area School District

The Albert Gallatin Area School District is a large, rural, public school district located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

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Albert W. Dent

Albert Walter Dent (1904–1984) was an academic administrator who served initially as business administrator of Flint-Goodridge Hospital and later as president of Dillard University (1941–1969), a predominately black liberal arts college in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Allegheny-Clarion Valley Junior/Senior High School

Allegheny-Clarion Valley Junior/Senior High School, or A-C Valley, is a tiny, rural, public high school near Foxburg, in southwestern Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Allegheny-Clarion Valley School District

Allegheny-Clarion Valley School District (ACVSD) is a small, rural, public school district in western Pennsylvania.

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Altoona Area School District

The Altoona Area School District is a large, urban, public school district based in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

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Ambridge Area High School

Ambridge High School is a midsized, suburban secondary school in Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

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Ambridge Area School District

The Ambridge Area School District is a midsized, urban public school district in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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American lower class

In the United States, the lower class are those at or near the lower end of the socio-economic hierarchy.

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Americans

Americans are citizens of the United States of America.

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Ames, Iowa

Ames is a city located in the central part of Story County, Iowa, United States.

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Antietam School District

The Antietam School District is a diminutive, suburban public school districts that serves the Borough of Mount Penn and Lower Alsace Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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Apollo-Ridge School District

The Apollo-Ridge School District is a small rural public school district.

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Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Armstrong School District (Pennsylvania)

The Armstrong School District is a large, public school district which encompasses approximately.

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Asian Americans

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.

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Asset poverty

Asset poverty is an economic and social condition that is more persistent and prevalent than income poverty.

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Austin Area School District

The Austin Area School District is a rural, public school district.

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Austin High School (Austin, Pennsylvania)

Austin Area Junior Senior High School is a diminutive, public high school in southern and rural Potter County, Pennsylvania.

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Avella Area School District

The Avella Area School District is a diminutive, rural public school district serving less than 680 students in grades K-12.

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Bald Eagle Area School District

The Bald Eagle Area School District is a midsized, suburban/rural public school district located in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

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Baldwin-Whitehall School District

The Baldwin-Whitehall School District is a large, suburban, public school district which serves the Boroughs of Baldwin and Whitehall and Baldwin Township.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Barlow Respiratory Hospital

The Barlow Respiratory Hospital is a hospital located in the Elysian Park neighborhood of Echo Park, near Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.

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Basic needs

The basic needs approach is one of the major approaches to the measurement of absolute poverty in developing countries.

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Bayview, Virginia

Bayview is an unincorporated community in Northampton County, Virginia, United States.

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Bayview–Hunters Point, San Francisco

Bayview–Hunters Point, simply known as The Bayview, or most commonly known as Hunters Point, is a neighborhood in the southeastern corner of San Francisco, California, United States.

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Beaver Area School District

Beaver Area School District is a suburban, public school district in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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Beaver County, Pennsylvania

Beaver County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Bedford Area School District

The Bedford Area School District is a small, rural public school district located in southcentral Pennsylvania.

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Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Belle Vernon Area School District

The Belle Vernon Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district located approximately southeast of Pittsburgh in rural Westmoreland County and Fayette County.

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Bellefonte Area School District

The Bellefonte Area School District is a midsized, rural, public school district which covers the Borough of Bellefonte and Benner Township, Marion Township, Spring Township and Walker Township in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

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Bellwood-Antis School District

The Bellwood-Antis School District is a small, rural public school district located in Blair County, Pennsylvania.

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Benton Area School District

The Benton Area School District is a small, rural public school district in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

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Benton Middle-Senior High School

Benton Middle Senior High School is a tiny, rural, public combined middle school and high school in Benton, Pennsylvania.

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Bentworth School District

The Bentworth School District is a small, rural public school district located in southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Bermudian Springs High School

Bermudian Springs High School is a public high school located near the borough of York Springs, Pennsylvania.

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Bermudian Springs School District

The Bermudian Springs School District is a small, rural, public school district created in 1970.

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Bernie Sanders

Bernard Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007.

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Berwick Area School District

The Berwick Area School District is a midsized, rural, public school district.

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Bethlehem Area School District

The Bethlehem Area School District covers the City of Bethlehem, the boroughs of Fountain Hill and Freemansburg and Bethlehem Township and Hanover Township in Lehigh County and Northampton County.

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Big Beaver Falls Area School District

The Big Beaver Falls Area School District is a midsized, suburban public school district in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Big Spring School District

The Big Spring School District is a midsized, rural, public school district which serves the residents of the Borough of Newville and Cooke Township, Lower Frankford Township, Lower Mifflin Township, North Newton Township, Penn Township, South Newton Township, Upper Frankford Township, Upper Mifflin Township and West Pennsboro Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Biglerville High School

Biglerville High School is a small public high school located in the borough of Biglerville, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Black Belt (U.S. region)

During the first half of the nineteenth century, as many as one million enslaved Africans were transported through sales in the domestic slave trade to the Deep South in a forced migration to work as laborers for the region's cotton plantations.

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Blackhawk School District

The Blackhawk School District is a small, rural public school district that spans portions of two counties in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Blacklick Valley Junior Senior High School

Blacklick Valley Junior Senior HIgh School is a diminutive, rural, public high school located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Blacklick Valley School District

The Blacklick Valley School District is a diminutive, rural pupil school district located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Blairsville-Saltsburg School District

The Blairsville-Saltsburg School District is a small, rural school district that spans portions of two counties.

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Bloomsburg Area School District

The Bloomsburg Area School District is a small, suburban/rural public school district.

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Blue Mountain High School

Blue Mountain High School is a rural public high school located at 1076 W Market Street, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania in Schuylkill County.

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Blue Mountain School District

The Blue Mountain School District is a midsized, rural public school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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Blue Ridge High School (Pennsylvania)

Blue Ridge High School is a small, rural public high "school" located in New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Blue Ridge High School (South Carolina)

Blue Ridge High School is a high school situated between Greer, South Carolina and Taylors, South Carolina, United States.

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Blue Ridge School District

The Blue Ridge School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Susquehanna County in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Boyertown Area School District

The Boyertown Area School District is a large public school district which covers portions of Berks and Montgomery Counties in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Bradford County, Pennsylvania

Bradford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Breast cancer awareness

Breast cancer awareness is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment.

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Brereton Jones

Brereton Chandler Jones (born June 27, 1939) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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Bristol Borough School District

The Bristol Borough School District is a diminutive, suburban, public school district located in southern Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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Brockway Area School District

The Brockway Area School District in a small, rural public school district located in north west Pennsylvania, USA.

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Brookville Area School District

The Brookville Area School District is a small, rural public school district which encompasses approximately.

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Brownsville Area High School

Brownsville Area High School is a small, rural public high school serving students in southwestern Pennsylvania, near the Monongahela River.

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Brownsville Area School District

The Brownsville Area School District spans portions of two counties. In Fayette County, Pennsylvania it covers the Borough of Brownsville and Brownsville Township, Luzerne Township and Redstone Township in Fayette County. In Washington County, Pennsylvania it covers the Borough of West Brownsville. Brownsville Area School District encompasses approximately 57 square miles. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 15,097. By 2010, the District's population declined to 14,959 people per the US Census Bureau. The educational attainment levels for the Brownsville Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 80% high school graduates and 9.9% college graduates. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 64.7% of the District’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2013 the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reported that 73 students in the Brownsville Area School District were homeless. In 2009, Brownsville Area School District residents' per capita income was $15,486 a year, while the median family income was $32,956 a year. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Fayette County, the median household income was $39,115. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to District officials, in school year 2005-06 the Brownsville Area School District provided basic educational services to 1,977 pupils. The district employed 141 teachers, 88 full-time and part-time support personnel, and nine administrators. Brownsville Area School District received more than $15 million in state funding in school year 2005-06. In 2011-12, the District enrollment was 1,657 pupils. The District employed: 130 teachers, 76 full-time and part-time support personnel, and ten (10) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. Brownsville Area School District received $16 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. Brownsville Area School District operates: one Middle School and one High School in a single building, Cox-Donahey Elementary School (kindergarten through second grade) located in Redstone Township. Central Elementary School (third through fifth grade) located in Luzerne Township. High school students may choose to attend the Fayette County Career and Technical Institute for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The Intermediate Unit IU1 provides the District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, background checks for employees, state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training, speech and visual disability services and criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty. The District was created in 1966 as a merger of the Brashear, Redstone Township, and Luzerne Township School Districts.

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Brownsville, Brooklyn

Brownsville is a residential neighborhood located in eastern Brooklyn in New York City.

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Brownsville, Texas

Brownsville is the county seat of Cameron County, Texas, United States.

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Bucktail High School

Bucktail High School is a small rural high school located in Renovo, Pennsylvania.

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Burrell School District

The Burrell School District is a small, rural, public school district located in northern Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The District is northeast of Pittsburgh. The Burrell School District serves the City of Lower Burrell and Upper Burrell Township. The District covers. According to 2000 federal census data, Burrell School District serves a resident population of 14,848 people. By 2010, the District's population declined to 14,081 people. The educational attainment levels for the Burrell School District population (25 years old and over) were 93.1% high school graduates and 23% college graduates. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 28.7% of the District’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents' per capita income was $19,871, while the median family income was $49,425. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Westmoreland County, the median household income was $50,736. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. Per District officials, in school year 2007-08 the Burrell School District provided basic educational services to 2,023 pupils. The District reported employing: 135 teachers, 82 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 13 administrators. Burrell School District received more than $8.9 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. Burrell School District enrollment declined to 1,861 in 2011. The District employed: 145 teachers, 80 full-time and part-time support personnel, and increased the number of administrators to fourteen (14) for 2011-12 school year. The District received $10 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. Burrell School District operates Burrell High School (9th-12th), Charles A. Huston Middle School (6th-8th), Stewart School (4th-5th) and Bon Air School (K-3rd). High school students may choose to attend the Northern Westmoreland Career Technology Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades, automotive trades, Culinary Arts, computer technology, welding and health related occupations. The district is part of the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit IU7 which provides special education services to the district. The administrative complex of Burrell High School contains both levels of district-wide administration. Superintendent - Dr. Shannon Wagner and Assistant Superintendent Matthew Conner.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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California Proposition 227 (1998)

Proposition 227 was a California ballot proposition passed on the June 2, 1998, ballot.

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CAMBA, Inc

CAMBA, Inc.

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Cambria Heights High School

Cambria Heights High School is located at 426 Glendale Lake Road in Patton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Cambria Heights School District

The Cambria Heights School District covers the Boroughs of Carrolltown, Chest Springs, Hastings and Patton as well as Chest Township, Clearfield Township, East Carroll Township, Elder Township and West Carroll Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Cameron County School District

The Cameron County School District is a small, rural, public school district.

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Camp Hill School District

The Camp Hill School District, is a diminutive, suburban public school district serving the Borough of Camp Hill in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Canon-McMillan School District

The Canon-McMillan School District is a public school district covering the Borough of Canonsburg, Cecil Township and North Strabane Township in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

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Canton Area School District

The Canton Area School District is a diminutive, rural, Pennsylvania public school district that encompasses approximately.

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Cape May County, New Jersey

Cape May County is the southernmost county in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

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Carbondale Area School District

The Carbondale Area School District is a small, suburban school district that provides education services to the children residing in the City of Carbondale and Fell Township in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Carlisle Area School District

The Carlisle Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district that serves the boroughs of Carlisle and Mount Holly Springs and Dickinson Township and North Middleton Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Carmichaels Area School District

The Carmichaels Area School District serves the Borough of Carmichaels and Cumberland Township in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

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Central Cambria School District

The Central Cambria School District is a small, suburban school district covering Ebensburg Boro, Cambria Township, and Jackson Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses approximately. According to 2010 US Census Bureau data, resident population declined to 13,842 people. Per 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 14,339 in 2000. The educational attainment levels for the Central Cambria School District population (25 years old and over) were 88.5% high school graduates and 21% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 32.6% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2012, the district residents’ per capita income was $17,094, while the median family income was $41,382. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Cambria County, the median household income was $39,574. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to district officials, Central Cambria School District provided basic educational services to 1,780 pupils in 2012. It employed: 129 teachers, 81 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 9 administrators during the 2012-13 school year. The district received $10,598,895 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. In school year 2007-08, Central Cambria School District provided basic educational services to 1,841 pupils. CCSD employed: 136 teachers, 88 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 10 administrators. Central Cambria School District received more than $10.6 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. There are four schools operated by Central Cambria School District: Cambria Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School, Central Cambria Middle School and Central Cambria High School. High school students may choose to attend Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School for training in various careers including in the construction and mechanical trades. Central Cambria School District partners with Admiral Peary Vo-Tech and its sending schools to offer a cyber school program to high school students.

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Central Columbia High School

Columbia Central High School is a small, rural public high school in central Pennsylvania that was founded in 1960.

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Central Columbia School District

The Central Columbia School District is a small, rural, public school district that serves the Borough of Orangeville and Mifflin Township, Mount Pleasant Township, North Centre Township, Orange Township, Scott Township and South Centre Township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

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Central Dauphin East High School

Central Dauphin East High School is a large, urban, public high school located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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Central Dauphin High School

Central Dauphin High School is a public high school located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, it is one of two high schools in the Central Dauphin School District, and the first built in the school district.

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Central Greene School District

The Central Greene School District is a small, rural public school district located in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

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Central Mountain High School

Central Mountain High School is a public high school located at 64 Keystone Central Drive, Mill Hall, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. In 2015, enrollment was reported as 1,180 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 35.9% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 17% of pupils received special education services, while none of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 75 teachers.US News and World Report, Best High Schools, 2015 Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Central Mountain High School is one of two high schools in the Keystone Central School District. Keystone Central is the geographically largest school district in Pennsylvania. In 2013, enrollment was 1,254 pupils in grade 9th - 12th, with 516 pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty. The school employed 75 teachers, yielding a 16:1 student:teacher ratio. Per the PA Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010, the school reported an enrollment of 1,333 pupils in grades 9th through 12th, with 490 pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced price lunch. The school employed 78 teachers yielding a student teacher ratio of 17:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of its teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under No Child Left Behind. Central Mountain's colors are royal blue, light blue and white, and their mascot is the Wildcat. The school is the combination of three other high schools, Lock Haven High School, Bald Eagle-Nittany High School, and Sugar Valley High School, which were heavy rivals in the past. Construction of the building began in 1997 and the school was opened for the 1999-2000 school year. It was designed by the Quad 3 construction group.

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Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology is a regional vocational technical training school serving local public schools and adult learners.

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Central Valley School District (Pennsylvania)

The Central Valley School District was established on July 1, 2009.

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Central York School District

The Central York School District is a large, suburban, public school district that encompasses.

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Charlie Dent

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Cheltenham Township School District

The Cheltenham Township School District is a public school district serving Cheltenham Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Cheri Honkala

Cheri Lynn Honkala (born January 12, 1963) is an American anti-poverty advocate, co-founder of the Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU) and co-founder and National Coordinator of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign.

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Chester Upland School District

The Chester Upland School District is a midsized, urban public school district serving the City of Chester, the Borough of Upland and Chester Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Chestnut Ridge School District

The Chestnut Ridge School District covers the Boroughs of New Paris, Pleasantville, St. Clairsville and Schellsburg and East St. Clair Township, Juniata Township, King Township, Lincoln Township, Napier Township, Pavia Township and West St. Clair Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

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Chestnut Ridge Senior High School

Chestnut Ridge Senior High School is a small, rural public, comprehensive high school located in the Chestnut Ridge region of Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County.

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Chichester School District

The Chichester School District is a midsized, suburban public school district located in southeastern Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Child poverty

Child poverty refers to the state of children living in poverty.

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Children and adolescents in the United States

Children and adolescents in the United States can be regarded as one age group in the demographics of the United States.

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Children with Special Healthcare Needs in the United States

Children with Special Healthcare Needs (CSHCN) are defined by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau as.

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Children's Health Insurance Program

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – formerly known as the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) – is a program administered by the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides matching funds to states for health insurance to families with children.

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Chinatown, San Francisco

The Chinatown centered on Grant Avenue and Stockton Street in San Francisco, California, is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia.

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Clairton City School District

The Clairton City School District is a diminutive, suburban, public school district.

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Clarion Area School District

The Clarion Area School District is a small, rural public school district which covers the Borough of Clarion and Highland Township, Monroe Township and Paint Township in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

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Claysburg-Kimmel School District

The Claysburg-Kimmel School District is a small rural public school district that spans portions of two counties in central Pennsylvania.

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Coalition for the Homeless

Coalition for the Homeless is the oldest not-for-profit advocacy group focused on homelessness in the United States.

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Cocalico School District

The Cocalico School District is a small, suburban public school district located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

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Commodore Perry School District

The Commodore Perry School District is a diminutive, rural public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Commonwealth Charter Academy

Commonwealth Charter Academy (previously named Commonwealth Connections Academy) is a large, public, cyber charter school.

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Community rating

Community rating is a concept usually associated with health insurance, which requires health insurance providers to offer health insurance policies within a given territory at the same price to all persons without medical underwriting, regardless of their health status.

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Compensatory education

Compensatory education offers supplementary programs or services designed to help children at risk of cognitive impairment and low educational achievement succeed.

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Conemaugh Valley School District

The Conemaugh Valley School District is a tiny, rural, public school district operating in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Conewago Valley School District

The Conewago Valley School District is a midsized, rural public school district. Conewago Valley School District encompasses approximately. It serves the Boroughs of Abbottstown, the northern portion of Bonneauville, McSherrystown and New Oxford and Berwick Township, Conewago Township, Hamilton Township, all but the southwestern edge of Mount Pleasant Township, Oxford Township, the eastern edge of Straban Township and the southeastern edge of Tyrone Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania. According to 2000 Federal Census data, it served a resident population of 23,314. By 2010, the district's population increased to 27,336 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 84.1% high school graduates and 13.5% college graduates. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 37.3% of the District's pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, Conewago Valley School District residents' per capita income was $18,281, while the median family income was $48,174. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Adams County, the median household income was $56,529. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to Conewago Valley School District (CVSD) officials, in school year 2005–06, the District provided basic educational services to 3,788 pupils. It employed: 245 teachers, 116 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 13 administrators. Conewago Valley School District received more than $11.4 million in state funding in school year 2005–06. Per District officials, in school year 2007–08, the Conewago Valley School District provided basic educational services to 3,937 pupils. It employed: 259 teachers, 150 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 14 administrators. Conewago Valley School District received more than $13.3 million in state funding in school year 2007–08. Conewago Valley School District operates New Oxford High School (9th–12th), New Oxford Middle School (7th–8th), Conewago Valley Intermediate School (4th–6th), Conewago Township Elementary School (K-3rd) and New Oxford Elementary School (K-3rd). High school students, in 11th and 12th grades, may choose to attend Adams County Tech Prep, which is operated by the Gettysburg Area School District, for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The Lincoln Intermediate Unit IU12 provides the District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Connellsville Area Career and Technology Center

Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center is a comprehensive Vocational-Technical School, in the Connellsville Area School District.

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Connellsville Area School District

The Connellsville Area School District is a large rural, public school district which covers the City of Connellsville, the Boroughs of Dawson, Dunbar, Ohiopyle, Seven Springs, South Connellsville and Vanderbilt and Bullskin Township, Connellsville Township, Dunbar Township, Saltlick Township, Springfield Township and Stewart Township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

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Connellsville Area Senior High School

Connellsville Area High School is a rural, public high school, located in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

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Conrad Weiser Area School District

The Conrad Weiser Area School District is located in western Berks County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Conrad Weiser High School

Conrad Weiser High School is a public high school in Robesonia, Berks County, Pennsylvania and is part of the Conrad Weiser Area School District.

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Corinthian Colleges

Corinthian Colleges, Inc.

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Cornel West

Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and public intellectual.

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Coudersport Area School District

The Coudersport Area School District is a small rural, public school district which covers the Borough of Coudersport and the southern and western portions of Allegany Township, Eulalia Township, Hebron Township, Homer Township, Summit Township and Sweden Township in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

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Crack cocaine

Crack cocaine, also known simply as crack, is a free base form of cocaine that can be smoked.

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Cranberry Area School District

The Cranberry Area School District is a small, rural, public school district which serves the residents of Cranberry Township, Pinegrove Township and Rockland Township in Venango County, Pennsylvania.

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Crawford Central School District

The Crawford Central School District is a midsized, public school district in Crawford county, Pennsylvania.

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Crestwood School District (Pennsylvania)

The Crestwood School District is a midsized, suburban public school district which serves the Boroughs of Nuangola, Penn Lake Park and White Haven and Dennison Township, Dorrance Township, Fairview Township, Rice Township, Slocum Township and Wright Township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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Culture of the United States

The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western culture (European) origin and form, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American people and their cultures.

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Cumberland Valley School District

The Cumberland Valley School District is a large, rural and suburban public school district located in Central Pennsylvania.

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Curwensville Area School District

The Curwensville Area School District is a small, rural, public school district.

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Dallas High School (Dallas, Pennsylvania)

Dallas High School is a public high school located in Dallas, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Dallas Midtown

Valley View Center is a super-regional shopping mall located at Interstate 635 and Preston Road in north Dallas, Texas, USA.

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Dallas School District

The Dallas School District is a school district covering the Borough of Dallas and Dallas Township, Franklin Township and Kingston Township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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Dallastown Area School District

The Dallastown Area School District is a large, suburban, public school district serving the Boroughs of Dallastown, Jacobus, Loganville, and Yoe and Springfield Township and York Township in York County, Pennsylvania. The district covers. There were approximately 35,000 residents in 2009. The US Census reported that the population had increased to 41,142 people in 2010. According to District officials, in school year 2007-08 the Dallastown Area School District provided basic educational services to 5,977 pupils through the employment of 424 teachers, 232 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 31 administrators. Dallastown Area School District received more than $16.1 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. Dallastown Area School District operates five elementary schools (K-3), one intermediate school (4-6), one middle school (7-8), and one high school (9-12).

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Daniel Boone Area High School

Daniel Boone Area High School is located in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, as part of the Daniel Boone Area School District in south-eastern Berks County.

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Daniel Boone Area School District

The Daniel Boone Area School District covers the Borough of Birdsboro and Amity Township and Union Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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Danville High School (Pennsylvania)

Danville High School is located at 600 Walnut Street, Danville, Pennsylvania.

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Danville, Vermont

Danville is a town in Caledonia County, Vermont, United States.

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Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Dauphin County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Delaware Valley School District

For the Delaware Valley School District located in New York see Sullivan West Central School The Delaware Valley School District is a midsized, rural, public school district located in Pike County, Pennsylvania.

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Demographics of Asian Americans

The demographics of Asian Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who trace their ancestry to one or more Asian countries.

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Demographics of Filipino Americans

The demographics of Filipino Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who can trace their ancestry to the Philippines.

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Demographics of Seattle

The city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington, was estimated in 2011 by the U.S. Census Bureau to have 620,778 residents.

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Demographics of Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa is the second largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma and the county seat of Tulsa County.

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Derry Area School District

The Derry Area School District is a midsized, suburban public school district located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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Derry Township School District

The Derry Township School District is a midsized, suburban public school district which serves Derry Township in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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Diane Ravitch

Diane Silvers Ravitch (born July 1, 1938) is a historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

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Diaper need

Diaper need is the struggle to provide a sufficient number of clean, dry diapers to ensure that each diaper-wearing person can be changed out of wet or soiled diapers as often as necessary.

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Diaspora politics in the United States

Diaspora politics in the United States is the study of the political behavior of transnational ethnic diasporas, their relationship with their ethnic homelands and their host states, as well as their prominent role in ethnic conflicts.

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Domestic policy of the George W. Bush administration

This article discusses the domestic policy of the George W. Bush administration.

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Domestic policy of the Ronald Reagan administration

This article discusses the domestic policy of the Ronald Reagan administration from 1981 to 1989.

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Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2020

The 2020 Donald Trump presidential campaign is an ongoing reelection campaign by President of the United States Donald Trump, who took office on January 20, 2017.

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Dover Area School District

The Dover Area School District is a midsized, rural, public school district located in Dover, York County, Pennsylvania.

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Down and Out in America

Down and Out in America is a 1986 Academy Award-winning documentary film that critiques Reaganomics by showing examples of poverty in the United States.

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Dr. Dynasaur

Dr.

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DuBois Area School District

The DuBois Area School District is a large, rural/suburban public school district located in central Pennsylvania.

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Dunmore School District

The Dunmore School District is a small, suburban public school district which serves the Borough of Dunmore in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, US.

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Dwight Macdonald

Dwight Macdonald (March 24, 1906 – December 19, 1982) was a U.S. writer, editor, film critic, social critic, philosopher, and political radical.

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East Juniata Junior/Senior High School

East Juniata Junior/Senior High School is a diminutive, rural, combined middle school and high school.

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East Lycoming School District

The East Lycoming School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. It serves the Boroughs of Hughesville and Picture Rocks and Franklin Township, Jordan Township, Mill Creek Township, Moreland Township, Penn Township, Shrewsbury Township and Wolf Township in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. East Lycoming School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, East Lycoming School District served a resident population of 10,368 people. By 2010, the District's population was 10,428 people. The educational attainment levels for the East Lycoming School District population (25 years old and over) were 89% high school graduates and 18.7% college graduates. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 30.4% of the East Lycoming School District's pupils lived at 89.4% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the District residents’ per capita income was $17,385, while the median family income was $43,314. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. The educational attainment levels for the East Lycoming School District population (25 years old and over) were 89.4% high school graduates and 18.7% college graduates. According to District officials, in school year 2009-10, the East Lycoming School District provided basic educational services to 1,676 pupils. It employed: 123 teachers, 68 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 11 administrators. East Lycoming School District received more than $11.4 million in state funding in school year 2009-10. Per East Lycoming School District officials, in school year 2007–08, the East Lycoming School District provided basic educational services to 1,674 pupils. It employed: 126 teachers, 65 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 11 administrators. East Lycoming School District operates four public schools: Hughesville Junior Senior High School, Ashkar Elementary School, Ferrell Elementary School and Renn Elementary School. High school students may choose to attend Lycoming Career and Technology Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades, child are, culinary art, criminal justice and other careers. The BLaST Intermediate Unit IU17 provides the District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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East Pennsboro Area School District

The East Pennsboro Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, U.S. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania.

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East Stroudsburg Area School District

East Stroudsburg Area School District is large, rural public school district located in Monroe and Pike Counties the Poconos of northeast Pennsylvania.

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Eastern York School District

The Eastern York School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district.

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Economic inequality

Economic inequality is the difference found in various measures of economic well-being among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries.

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Economic policy of the George W. Bush administration

The economic policy of the George W. Bush administration was characterized by significant income tax cuts in 2001 and 2003, the implementation of Medicare Part D in 2003, increased military spending for two wars, a housing bubble that contributed to the subprime mortgage crisis of 2007–2008, and the Great Recession that followed.

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Economy of the United States

The economy of the United States is a highly developed mixed economy.

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Education in Harlem

Education in the New York City neighborhood of Harlem, in Manhattan, is provided in schools and institutions of higher education, both public and private.

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Educational attainment in the United States

The educational attainment of the U.S. population is similar to that of many other industrialized countries with the vast majority of the population having completed secondary education and a rising number of college graduates that outnumber high school dropouts.

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Elderton High School

Elderton Junior Senior High School was a tiny, rural, public junior senior high school in Elderton in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Eleanor McMain

Eleanor McMain (1868 - 1934) was an American settlement house worker and progressive reformer in early 20th century New Orleans.

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Elk Lake School District

Elk Lake School District is a small, rural, K-12 public school district with its only building located on State Route 3019 in Dimock, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Ellwood City Area School District

The Elwood City Area School District is a diminutive, suburban, public school district located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania and Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

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Ephrata Area School District

The Ephrata Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, US.

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Everett Area School District

Everett Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

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Eviction in the United States

The procedure and rate of eviction in the United States varies by locality.

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Exeter Township School District

The Exeter Township School District is a small suburban public school district located in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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Fairfield Area High School

Fairfield Area High School is a small, rural, public high school located in the borough of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, United States. The school serves students from most of southwestern Adams County. In 2016, enrollment was reported as 366 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 19% of pupils eligible for free lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 7.9% of pupils received special education services, while 2.9% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 29 full-time teachers. Per the PA Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2011 the school reported an enrollment of 400 pupils in 9th through 12th grades. Twelve percent of pupils were eligible for federal free or reduced price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. In 2011, Fairfield Area High School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The school's mascot is the Green Knight. The school is part of the Fairfield Area School District.

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Fairfield Area School District

Fairfield Area School District is a small, rural, public school district.

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Fannett-Metal School District

The Fannett-Metal School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district that serves Fannett and Metal townships in Franklin County, as well as a small portion of Toboyne Township in Perry County, Pennsylvania.

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Farmers' Market Nutrition Program / Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is a federal assistance program in the United States associated with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) that provides fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables and nutrition education to WIC participants.

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Farrell Area School District

The Farrell Area School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Farrell Area School District encompasses approximately including: the communities of Farrell and Wheatland, both of which are adjacent to the much larger Sharon, Pennsylvania. According to 2000 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 6,798. By 2010, the District's population declined to 5,739 people. In 2009, Farrell Area School District residents' per capita income was $14,623, while the median family income was $29,821. For the 1997-98 school year, the Farrell Area School Board approved a budget of approximately $10.2 million to educate 1,203 students. Per District officials, in school year 2007-08, the Farrell Area School District provided basic educational services to 953 pupils through the employment of 97 teachers, 8 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 4 administrators. Farrell Area School District received more than $9.9 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. The District reported having 860 pupils enrolled in 2009-10. It employed: 94 teachers, 63 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 5 administrators. Farrell Area School District received $9.2 million in state funding in the 2009-10 school year. Farrell Area School District operates one elementary school and a combined junior/senior high school.

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Fast food worker strikes

The Fight for $15 an hour involves child care, home healthcare, airport, gas station, convenience store, and fast food workers striking for increased pay and the right to form a union with their employers.

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Fayette County is a county of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Fell Charter Elementary School

Fell Elementary Charter School is a diminutive, rural, public charter school operating in Simpson, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Feminization of poverty

Feminization of poverty refers to the high and rising share of and among the world's poor.

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Ferndale Area Junior/Senior High School

The Ferndale Area Junior-Senior High School is a public high school, located at 600 Harlan Avenue, Ferndale, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Ferndale Area School District

The Ferndale Area School District is a diminutive, suburban, public school district in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence is a memoir by Geoffrey Canada, an American social activist who is the current president and chief executive officer of Harlem Children's Zone.

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Food Tank

Food Tank: A Food Think Tank, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2013 by Danielle Nierenberg and Ellen Gustafson to reform the food system.

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Ford City High School

Ford City High School was a midsized, suburban, public high school located in Ford City, Pennsylvania.

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Forest Area School District

Forest Area School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district in northwestern Pennsylvania.

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Forest City Regional School District

Forest City Regional is a third-class school district in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania.

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Forest County, Pennsylvania

Forest County is a county located in Western Pennsylvania.

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Forest Hills High School (Pennsylvania)

Forest Hills High School, located in Sidman, Pennsylvania, is a small, rural, public high school.

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Forest Hills School District

The Forest Hills School District is a small, rural, public school district in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Foster Care Independence Act

The Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 aims to assist youth aging out of foster care in the United States in obtaining and maintaining independent living skills.

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FPL

FPL may refer to.

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Franklin Area School District

Franklin Area School District (FASD) is a rural, public school system headquartered in Franklin, Venango County, located in western Pennsylvania.

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Franklin Regional School District

Franklin Regional School District is a midsized, suburban public school district located in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, serving Murrysville and the neighboring communities of Delmont and Export.

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Frazier High School

Frazier High School is a diminutive, rural, public high school.

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Frazier School District

The Frazier School District is a diminutive, rural public school district located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, about 35 miles south of Pittsburgh.

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Freedom Area School District

The Freedom Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Freedom High School (Pennsylvania)

Freedom High School is a large urban, public high school, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Northampton County in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Galeton Area School District

The Galeton Area School District is a diminutive, rural public school district operating in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

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Gangs in the United States

Gangs in the United States include several types of groups, including national street gangs, local street gangs, prison gangs, motorcycle clubs, and ethnic and organized crime gangs.

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Gateway School District

The Gateway School District is a large, suburban, public school district located in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.

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Gettysburg Area High School

Gettysburg Area High School is a public high school located in the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Gettysburg Area School District

The Gettysburg Area School District is a mid-sized, rural, public school district which serves students in a area of Adams County, Pennsylvania.

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Glendale School District (Pennsylvania)

The Glendale School District is a rural, public school district in Flinton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania and Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

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Golden Kite Award

The Golden Kite Awards are given annually by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators to recognize excellence in children’s literature.

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Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles

Government incentives for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles have been established by several national governments and local authorities around the world as a financial incentives to plug-in electric vehicle vehicles to consumers.

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Great Depression in the United States

The Great Depression began in August 1929, when the United States economy first went into an economic recession.

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Greater Johnstown High School

Greater Johnstown High School is a public high school in the eastern United States, located in between the neighborhoods of Moxham, 8th Ward, and Hornerstown in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

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Greater Johnstown School District

The Greater Johnstown School District is a public school district in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Greater Nanticoke Area School District

The Greater Nanticoke Area School District is a midsized, public school district in Luzerne County.

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Greencastle-Antrim School District

The Greencastle Antrim School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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Greenville Area School District

The Greenville Area School District is a small, rural, public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Greenwood School District (Pennsylvania)

The Greenwood School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in Millerstown, Pennsylvania.

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Grove City Area School District

The Grove City Area School District is a small, rural, public school district serving south eastern region of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Halifax Area High School

Halifax Area High School is a suburban, public secondary school located at 3940 Peters Mountain Road, Halifax, Halifax Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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Halifax Area School District

The Halifax Area School District is a small, suburban, public school district located in Halifax, Pennsylvania in Dauphin County.

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Hamburg Area School District

The Hamburg Area School District is a small, rural/suburban public school district serving parts of Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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Hampton Township School District (Pennsylvania)

Hampton Township School District is a midsize, urban/suburban public school district operating in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America is the debut book by Linda Tirado.

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Hanover Public School District

Hanover Public School District is small, urban, public school district located in York County in the borough of Hanover, Pennsylvania. The District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, Hanover Public School District served a resident population of 14,535. In 2010, the United States Census Bureau reported the District's population had increased to 15,307 people. The educational attainment levels for the Hanover Public School District population (25 years old and over) were 84.8% high school graduates and 16.5% college graduates. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 66.9% of the District’s pupils lived at 185% or below the federal poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the Hanover Public School District residents’ per capita income was $20,516, while the median family income was $45,156. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In York County, the median household income was $57,494. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to District officials, in school year 2007-08 the Hanover Public School District provided basic educational services to 1,614 pupils. It employed 148 teachers, 130 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 17 administrators. Hanover Public School District received more than $4.3 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. According to District officials, the District provided basic educational services to 1,624 pupils in 2011. It employed: 132 teachers, 140 full-time and part-time support personnel, and seventeen (17) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The District received $5.2 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. Hanover Public School District operates five schools.

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Harlem

Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Harmony Area School District

Harmony Area School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in Indiana County, Pennsylvania and Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania and one of nine public school districts in Clearfield County. It serves residents in: Cherry Tree Boro in Indiana County; as well as Westover Boro, Burnside Township, and Chest Township in Clearfield County. Harmony Area School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, Harmony Area School District served a resident population of 2,576. By 2010, the district's population declined to 2,343 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 85.5% high school graduates and 6.8% college graduates. In 2009, Harmony Area School District residents’ per capita income was $12,775, while the median family income was $31,413. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. According to district officials, in school year 2007–2008, the Harmony Area School District provided basic educational services to 403 pupils. It employed: 38 teachers, 28 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 3 administrators. Harmony Area School District received more than $3.8 million in state funding in school year 2007–2008. In school year 2009-2010 the HASD provided basic educational services to 383 pupils. It employed: 40 teachers, 25 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 4 administrators. Harmony Area School District received more than $3.8 million in state funding in school year 2009-2010.

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Harrisburg High School (Pennsylvania)

Harrisburg High School (Pennsylvania) is located at 2451 Market Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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Harrisburg School District (Pennsylvania)

The Harrisburg School District is a large, urban, public school district based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Hazleton Area School District

The Hazleton Area School District is a large, urban public school district in Pennsylvania, stretching over portions of Luzerne, Schuylkill, and Carbon Counties.

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Head Start (program)

Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.

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Health care in the United States

Health care in the United States is provided by many distinct organizations.

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Health care reform

Health care reform is a general rubric used for discussing major health policy creation or changes—for the most part, governmental policy that affects health care delivery in a given place.

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Health insurance marketplace

In the United States, health insurance marketplaces, also called health exchanges, are organizations in each state through which people can purchase health insurance.

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Healthcare availability for illegal immigrants in the United States

In the United States, illegal immigrants have lower rates of health insurance coverage and medical service usage than their U.S.-born counterparts and immigrant groups with legal status residing in the United States.

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Healthcare reform debate in the United States

The healthcare reform debate in the United States has been a political issue focusing upon increasing medical coverage, decreasing costs, insurance reform, and the philosophy of its provision, funding, and government involvement.

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HealthCare.gov

HealthCare.gov is a health insurance exchange website operated under the United States federal government under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, often referred to simply as 'ACA' or 'Obamacare'), which currently serves the residents of the U.S. states which have opted not to create their own state exchanges.

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Healthy Howard

Healthy Howard is a county-sponsored health care program offered to certain uninsured residents of Howard County, Maryland.

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Hermitage School District (Pennsylvania)

The Hermitage School District is a small, suburban/urban, public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Hidden in America

Hidden in America is a 1996 American television film about poverty in the United States.

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High school dropouts in the United States

The United States Department of Education's measurement of the status dropout rate is the percentage of 16 to 24-year-olds who are not enrolled in school and have not earned a high school credential.

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Hill District (Pittsburgh)

The Hill District is a historic black collection of neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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History of the socialist movement in the United States

Socialism in the United States began with utopian communities in the early 19th century such as the Shakers, the activist visionary Josiah Warren and intentional communities inspired by Charles Fourier.

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Home-ownership in the United States

The home-ownership rate in the United States is percentage of homes that are owned by their occupants.

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Homelessness in the United States

Homelessness is the condition of people lacking "a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence" as defined by The McKinney–Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

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Honesdale High School

Honesdale High School is a public, four-year, regional high school serving grades 9-12 in Honesdale, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States, as a part of the Wayne Highlands School District.

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Hopewell Area School District

Hopewell Area School District is a small, suburban public school district located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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Household income in the United States

Household income is an economic measure that can be applied to one household, or aggregated across a large group such as a county, city, or the whole country.

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Human rights in the United States

Human rights in the United States comprise and very focused of a series of rights which are legally protected by the Constitution of the United States, including the amendments, state constitutions, conferred by treaty and customary international law, and enacted legislatively through Congress, state legislatures, and state referenda and citizen's initiatives.

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Hunger in the United States

Hunger in the United States is an issue that affects millions of Americans, including some who are middle class, or who are in households where all adults are in work.

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Huntingdon Area School District

The Huntingdon Area School District, commonly abbreviated HASD, is a midsized rural public school district based in the borough of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

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Ilion, New York

Ilion is a village in Herkimer County, New York, United States.

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Income distribution

In economics, income distribution is how a nation’s total GDP is distributed amongst its population.

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Index of United States-related articles

The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the United States of America.

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Individual Development Account

An Individual Development Account (IDA) is an asset building tool designed to enable low-income families to save towards a targeted amount usually used for building assets in the form of home ownership, post-secondary education and small business ownership.

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Infinity Charter School

Infinity Charter School is a small, urban, public charter school.

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Ingomar Elementary School

Ingomar Elementary School is a midsized, public elementary school located at 602 West Ingomar Road, Pittsburgh.

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Interboro School District

Interboro School District is a midsized, suburban public school district located in southeastern Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia in Delaware County.

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International District, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The International District is a neighborhood in southeast Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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James Buchanan High School

James Buchanan High School is a small, rural public high school.

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Jamestown Area School District

The Jamestown Area School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania and Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

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Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 (commonly referred to as Rhythm Nation) is the fourth studio album by American singer Janet Jackson, released on September 19, 1989, by A&M Records.

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Jared Leto

Jared Joseph Leto (born December 26, 1971) is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and director.

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Jefferson-Morgan Middle/Senior High School

Jefferson-Morgan Middle/Senior High School is a small, rural, public school in the Jefferson-Morgan School District.

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Jefferson-Morgan School District

Jefferson-Morgan School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

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Jersey Shore Area School District

The Jersey Shore Area School District is a large rural, public school district in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania and Clinton County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses approximately. It is centered on the borough of Jersey Shore and serves the surrounding Lycoming County municipalities of Limestone Township, Bastress Township, Nippenose Township, Porter Township, Piatt Township, Anthony Township, Mifflin Township, Watson Township, Cummings Township, McHenry Township, Brown Township, and Salladasburg. It also encompasses Avis, Pine Creek Township, and Crawford Township in Clinton County. The District was organized in 1966 by a consolidation of eleven smaller school districts. Per the 2000 US Census Bureau data, Jersey Shore Area School District served a resident population of 19,807. According to 2010 state census data, Jersey Shore Area School District served a resident population of 17,858. The educational attainment levels for the Jersey Shore Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 86.8% high school graduates and 13.7% college graduates. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 41.3% of the District's pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $16,201, while the median family income was $41,792. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Lycoming County, the median household income was $45,430. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. The Jersey Shore Area School District provided basic educational services to 2,588 pupils through the employment of 199 teachers, 54 full-time and part-time support personnel, and thirteen (13) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The District received $19.2 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. In school year 2009-10, the District enrollment was 2,686 pupils.The District employed: 212 teachers, 180 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 19 administrators. Jersey Shore Area School District received more than $18.6 million in state funding in school year 2009-10. In the 2007–2008 school year, Jersey Shore Area School District enrollment was 2,805 pupils. The District employed: 213 teachers, 53 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 15 administrators in 2008. Jersey Shore Area School District operates five schools: Avis Elementary School, Jersey Shore Elementary School, Salladasburg Elementary School, Jersey Shore Area Middle School (6-8), and Jersey Shore Area High School (9-12). The District has a separate administration building. Due to steadily declining enrollment, the Board is grappling with consolidating elementary schools. Nippenose Elementary School was closed in 2013 due to declining enrollment. No publicly funded technology and career school is available to students. The BLaST Intermediate Unit IU17 provides the District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, background checks for employees, state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training, speech and visual disability services and criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Jewish Council for Public Affairs

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) is an American Jewish non-profit organization that deals with community relations.

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Jim Thorpe Area School District

The Jim Thorpe Area School District is located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania in the United States of America.

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Joe Sacco

Joe Sacco (born October 2, 1960) is a Maltese-American cartoonist and journalist.

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John Carlos

John Wesley Carlos (born June 5, 1945) is an American former track and field athlete and professional football player.

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John Pease (sociologist)

John Alan Pease (born March 8, 1936) is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and co-chair of the department.

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Johnsonburg Area School District

The Johnsonburg Area School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district serving parts of Elk County, Pennsylvania.

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Joshua Tree, California

Joshua Tree is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Bernardino County, California, United States.

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Juggalo

A juggalo (feminine juggalette, or juggala in Spanish) is a fan of the group Insane Clown Posse or any other Psychopathic Records hip hop group.

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Juniata County School District

The Juniata County School District is a rural, public school district located in Juniata County, Pennsylvania.

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Juvenilization of poverty

The term juvenilization of poverty is one used to describe the processes by which children are at a higher risk for being poor, suffer consistent and long-term negative effects due to deprivation (physical, mental, and psychological), and are disproportionally affected by systemic issues that perpetuate poverty.

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Kane Area School District

The Kane Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in southwestern McKean County and in parts of Elk County in northwestern Pennsylvania, United States, in the middle of the Allegheny National Forest.

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Keystone Central School District

The Keystone Central School District (KCSD) is a midsized rural, public school district based in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania that includes public schools in Clinton County, and that serves students in Clinton County, Centre County, and Potter County. Geographically, the Keystone Central School District is the biggest school district in Pennsylvania. It encompasses approximately square miles. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 36,950. By 2010, the district's population was 37,794 people, making it a district of the third class. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 85.7% high school graduates and 17.2% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 51.7% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2013 the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reported that 71 students in the Keystone Central School District were homeless. In 2009, Keystone Central School District residents’ per capita income was $15,619, while the median family income was $37,532. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Clinton County, the median household income was $42,184. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to district officials, in school year 2007-08 the Keystone Central School District (KCSD) provided basic educational services to 4,447 pupils through the employment of 408 teachers, 180 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 42 administrators. KCSD received more than $31 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. In 2012, Keystone Central School District reported an enrollment of 4,063 pupils. The district employed: 346 teachers, 198 full-time and part-time support personnel and 43 administrators. The district received $32,177,419 in state education subsidies. Keystone Central School District operates 6 elementary schools, three secondary schools (one middle school, one high school, and one combined middle and high school), an alternative education program, a career technology center and a cyber academy. High school students may choose to attend the Keystone Central Career Technology Center (KCCTC) for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The Central Intermediate Unit IU10 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, background checks for employees, state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training, speech and visual disability services and criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Keystone Oaks School District

Keystone Oaks School District is a small, public school district in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The district consists of 3 non-contiguous communities and encompasses approximately. It was formed in 1965 after the merger of three smaller districts serving Dormont, Castle Shannon, and Green Tree. The name 'Keystone Oaks' is a play on the names of the three communities: 'key' for the 'door' in Dormont; 'stone' from the 'castle' in Castle Shannon; and 'oak' as a tree in Green Tree. According to 2000 federal census data, Keystone Oaks School District serves a resident population of 22,580 people. According to District officials, in school year 2007-08 the KOSD provided basic educational services to 2,295 pupils. It employed 188 teachers, 98 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 13 administrators. Keystone Oaks School District received more than $8.3 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. The district operates five schools: Aiken Elementary (K-5 in Green Tree), Dormont Elementary (K-5 in Dormont), Myrtle Elementary (K-5 in Castle Shannon), Keystone Oaks Middle School, and Keystone Oaks High School.

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Kittanning High School

Kittanning Senior High School was a small, public high school located in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Lackawanna County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Lakeland School District (Pennsylvania)

The Lakeland School District is a small, rural, public school district located in northern Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Lakeview School District (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)

The Lakeview School District is a small, rural public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Laurel Highlands School District

Laurel Highlands School District is a public school district located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Laurel School District (Pennsylvania)

Laurel School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

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Leechburg Area School District

The Leechburg Area School District is a small, public school district serving K–12 students from Leechburg Borough and Gilpin Township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, and West Leechburg Borough in Westmoreland County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Legal Aid Society

The Legal Aid Society in New York City is the United States' oldest and largest provider of legal aid to the indigent—those in poverty in the United States.

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Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival

The Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival is an annual women's film festival held in the United States which previews new films of multiple genres, including documentaries, from over 30 different countries.

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Lewisburg Area School District

The Lewisburg Area School District is a small, rural/suburban public school district in Union County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses an area of approximately. It serves the borough of Lewisburg, Kelly Township, East Buffalo Township and Union Township. By 2010, the district's population had increased to 19,173 people. According to 2000 US Census Bureau data, it served a resident population of 17,279. The educational attainment levels for the Lewisburg Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 88% high school graduates and 34% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 22.4% of the district's pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. According to the US Census Bureau, the resident's 2010 annual per capita income was $19,981, while the Median Family Income was $56,587 a year. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. Per Lewisburg Area School District administration, during the 2005-06 school year, the district provided basic educational services to 1,813 pupils. The district employed: 7 administrators, 125 teachers, and 79 full-time and part-time support personnel. In school year 2009-10, the Lewisburg Area School District provided basic educational services to 1,890 pupils. In 2010, the district employed: 159 teachers, 101 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 10 administrators. Lewisburg Area School District received more than $6.2 million in state funding in school year 2009-10. The district enrollment was 2,078 pupils in 2011-12. Lewisburg Area School District employed: 154 teachers, 99 full-time and part-time support personnel, and ten (10) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. Lewisburg Area School District received $6,644,485 in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. Special education programs are provided by the district and the staff of the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit16. Occupational training and adult education in various vocational and technical fields are provided by the district and the SUN Area Technical Institute. Lewisburg Area School District operates 4 schools: Kelly Elementary School, Linntown Intermediate School, Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School and Lewisburg Area High School.

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Liberty High School (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)

Liberty High School is a large urban, public high school located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School

Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School is a midsized, urban, public charter school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Linda Burton

Linda M. Burton is a distinguished sociologist who currently holds the title of James B. Duke Professor of Sociology and Director of the Sociology Department’s Undergraduate Honors Program at Duke University.

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Linden, Iowa

Linden is a city in Dallas County, Iowa, United States.

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Line Mountain Jr./Sr. High School

The Line Mountain High School is a small, rural public high school located 187 Line Mountain Road, Herndon, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. In 2014, the School was reorganized as a 9th–12th grade school. It shares the building with District's only middle school. In 2014, the enrollment was reported as 365 pupils in 9th through 12th grades. Forty percent of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty. Additionally, 15% of pupils received special education services, while 6% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 44 teachers. Per the PA Department of Education 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The school is the sole high school in the Line Mountain School District. In 2013, Line Mountain Junior Senior High School was a combined junior senior high school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the School reported an enrollment of 544 pupils in grades 7th through 12th, with 38.7% of its pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of its teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under federally No Child Left Behind Act. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010, the School reported an enrollment of 566 pupils in grades 7th through 12th, with 192 of its pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. The school employed 40 teachers yielding a student-teacher ratio of 14:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of its teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under federally No Child Left Behind Act. The school is a federally designated Title I school. Line Mountain High school students may choose to attend Northumberland County Career Technology Center for training in the trades. The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit IU16 provides the District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services, drivers education road classes, and professional development for staff and faculty. Line Mountain High School's mascot is the Eagle and their colors are Royal Blue and Gold with a trim of Red.

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Line Mountain School District

The Line Mountain School District is a small, rural public school district serving portions of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. The district covers an area of. Municipalities within its boundaries are the borough of Herndon and multiple townships, including Lower Augusta Township, Little Mahanoy Township, Zerbe Township, West Cameron Township, Jackson Township, Upper Mahanoy Township, Washington Township, Jordan Township, and Lower Mahanoy Township. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 8,975. By 2010, the district's population increased to 9,184 people. The educational attainment levels for the population 25 and over were 86.8% high school graduates and 10.3% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 38.4% of the district's pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the residents' per capita income was $16,400, while the median family income was $41,919 a year. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Northumberland County, the median household income was $41,208 in 2014. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. During the 2008–2009 academic year, 1,234 students were enrolled in the Line Mountain School District. In 2008, the district reported employing: 110 teachers, 113 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 10 administrators. Line Mountain School District received more than $8.8 million in state funding in school year 2007–2008. According to district officials, in school year 2009-10, Line Mountain School District provided basic educational services to 1,213 pupils through the employment of 110 teachers, 139 full-time and part-time support personnel, and ten (10) administrators. Line Mountain School District received more than $8.8 million in state funding for the school year 2009-10. The district provided basic educational services to 1,213 pupils in 2011–2012. It employed: 100 teachers, 191 full-time and part-time support personnel and 10 administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The district received $9.5 million in state funding in the 2011–2012 school year.

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List of After Words interviews first aired in 2014

After Words is an American television series on the C-SPAN2 network’s weekend programming schedule known as Book TV.

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List of Booknotes interviews first aired in 1996

Booknotes is an American television series on the C-SPAN network hosted by Brian Lamb, which originally aired from 1989 to 2004.

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List of countries with universal health care

Universal health coverage is a broad concept that has been implemented in several ways.

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List of lowest-income places in the United States

According to the United States Census Bureau the following are the places in the United States with the lowest per capita or median household income.

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List of The West Wing politicians

The following is a list of fictional political figures that have appeared or been mentioned in the television program The West Wing.

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Littlestown Area School District

Littlestown Area School District is a small, rural, public school district located in southeastern Adams County. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. The district encompasses approximately. The district serves: Littlestown, Union Township, Germany Township, a southern portion of Mount Pleasant Township and the eastern portion of Mount Joy Township, along with a portion of Bonneauville Borough. Per the US Census Bureau, by 2010, Littlestown Area School District's population declined to 14,586 people. This makes it a District of the third class (population greater than 5,000 people less than 30,000). According to 2000 federal census data, Littlestown Area School District had a resident population of 18,235. In 2009, the Littlestown Area School District residents' per capita income was $16,811, while the median family income was $40,063. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to district officials, in school year 2007-08 the Littlestown Area School District provided basic educational services to 2,281 pupils through the employment of 181 teachers, 149 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 16 administrators. LASD received more than $9.5 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. Littlestown Area School District operates: a primary elementary school, a middle school and a high school. The Lincoln Intermediate Unit IU12 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Littlestown Senior High School

Littlestown Senior High School is a small, rural public high school located in Littlestown, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Louis E. Dieruff High School

Louis E. Dieruff High School (typically referred to as Dieruff High School) is a large, urban, public high school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Lower Dauphin High School

Lower Dauphin High School is a midsized, suburban, public high school located in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.

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Lower Dauphin School District

Lower Dauphin School District is a midsized, suburban public school district located in central Pennsylvania. The Lower Dauphin School District encompasses approximately. The Lower Dauphin School District spans Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, East Hanover Township, Pennsylvania, Londonderry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, South Hanover Township, Pennsylvania, and Conewago Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. According to 2000 federal census data it served a resident population of 22,546. By 2010, the district's population increased to 24,747 people. The educational attainment levels for the Lower Dauphin School District population (25 years old and over) were 91.2% high school graduates and 28.2% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 20% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents' per capita income was $23,890 a year, while the median family income was $58,643. In Dauphin County, the median household income was $52,371. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to district officials, in school year 2007-08, the Lower Dauphin School District provided basic educational services to 4,008 pupils through the employment of 315 teachers, 187 full-time and part-time support personnel and 20 administrators. In school year 2009-10, Lower Dauphin School District enrollment declined to 3,938 pupils. The district employed: 326 teachers, 213 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 22 administrators. Lower Dauphin School District received more than $17.3 million in state funding in school year 2009-2010. In school year 2014-15, the Lower Dauphin School District enrollment declined to 3,786 pupils through the employment of 309 teachers, 200 full-time and part-time support personnel and 23 administrators. Lower Dauphin High School students may choose to attend Dauphin County Technical School for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The district is served by the Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15 which offers a variety of services, including a completely developed K-12 curriculum that is mapped and aligned with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards (available online), shared services, a group purchasing program and a wide variety of special education and special needs services.

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Loyalsock Township School District

The Loyalsock Township School District is a small, suburban public school district in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. The district serves Loyalsock Township, a suburb of Williamsport. Loyalsock Township School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 10,876. By 2010, the District's population increased to 11,029 people. The educational attainment levels for the Loyalsock Township School District population (25 years old and over) were 91% high school graduates and 27.6% college graduates. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 29.2% of the District’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reported that fewer than 10 students in the Loyalsock Township School District were homeless. The Loyalsock Township School District residents' per capita income in 2009 was $23,480, while the median family income was $47,952. In Lycoming County, the median household income was $45,430. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. By 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. Loyalsock Township School District reported an enrollment of 1,471 pupils through the employment of 104 teachers, 93 full-time and part-time support personnel, and eleven (11) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The District received $4,995,076 in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. According to District officials, in school year 2007–08, the Loyalsock Township School District provided basic educational services to 1,430 pupils. It employed: 105 teachers, 48 full-time and part-time support personnel and 10 administrators. The District operates three schools: Donald E. Schick Elementary, Loyalsock Township Middle School, and Loyalsock Township High School. High school students may choose to attend Lycoming Career and Technical Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades, child care, allied health services and culinary arts. The BLaST Intermediate Unit IU17 provides the District with a wide variety of services like: specialized education for disabled students; impaired hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Lycoming County is a county located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Mahanoy Area High School

Mahanoy Area High School is located at 1 Golden Bear Drive, Mahanoy City. In 2016, enrollment continued to decline to 271 pupils in grades 9th-12, with 57% receiving a free or reduced price lunch due to family poverty. Additionally, 21.4% of pupils received special education services, while 0.7% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 30 teachers. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. It is the sole high school operated by Mahanoy Area School District. In 2015, enrollment was reported as 286 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 47.9% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 23% of pupils received special education services, while 1% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 30 teachers. In 2011, Mahanoy Area High School enrolled 299 pupils in grades 9th through 12th, with 148 students receiving a federal free or reduced-price lunch due to family poverty. The School is a federally designated Title I school. The school employed 32 teachers with a student to teacher ratio of 9:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 1 teacher was rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under No Child Left Behind. Mahanoy Area High School students may choose to attend the Schuylkill Technology Centers for training in the construction and mechanical trades. IN 2015, 22 Mahanoy Area High School students attend the tech school. The Schuylkill Intermediate Unit IU29 provides the School with a wide variety of services like: specialized education for disabled students; state mandated training on recognizing and reporting child abuse; speech and visual disability services; criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Mahanoy Area School District

The Mahanoy Area School District is a small, rural public school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. It serves the municipalities of Mahanoy City, Mahanoy Township, Delano Township, Ryan Township, and Gilberton. Mahanoy Area School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, the district served a resident population of 8,939 people. By 2010, the District's population increased to 11,472 people. The educational attainment levels for the Mahanoy Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 80.9% high school graduates and 9.2% college graduates. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 64.6% of the District’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2013 the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reported that 20 students in the Mahanoy Area School District were homeless. In 2009, the Mahanoy Area School District residents’ per capita income was $15,472, while the median family income was $35,759. In Schuylkill County, the median household income was $45,012. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In 2007-08 school year, Mahanoy Area School District served 1,122 pupils and employed 105 teachers, 72 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 11 administrators. MASD received more than $9.2 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. In school year 2009-10, Mahanoy Area had 1,008 pupils. It employed: 105 teachers, 74 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 11 administrators during the 2009-10 school year. The District received $9.6 million in state funding in the 2009-10 school year. In 2011-12, Mahanoy Area School District's enrollment was 1,038 pupils. It employed: 97 teachers, 81 full-time and part-time support personnel, and eleven (11) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The District received $10.2 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. The Mahanoy Area School District Closed its Middle School at the end of the 2016-17 school year. Since then, the Mahanoy Area School District has operated: one elementary school (K-6), and one Jr./Sr. High school (7-12). The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. High school students may choose to attend the Schuylkill Technology Centers for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The Schuylkill Intermediate Unit IU29 provides the District with a wide variety of services like: specialized education for disabled students; state mandated training on recognizing and reporting child abuse; speech and visual disability services; criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Make Poverty History

Make Poverty History is the name of organizations in a number of countries, which focus on issues relating to 8th Millennium Development Goal such as aid, trade and justice.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.

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McKean County, Pennsylvania

McKean County is a rural county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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McKeesport Area School District

The McKeesport Area School District is a mid sized, suburban, public school district serving the Pittsburgh suburbs of Dravosburg, McKeesport, South Versailles Township, Versailles, and White Oak.

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Meadville Area Senior High School

Meadville Area Senior High School is a public school located within the city of Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Mechanicsburg Area School District

The Mechanicsburg Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district serving the Harrisburg suburbs of Mechanicsburg and Upper Allen Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Medi-Cal

The California Medical Assistance Program (Medi-Cal or MediCal) is California's Medicaid program serving low-income individuals, including families, seniors, persons with disabilities, children in foster care, pregnant women, and childless adults with incomes below 138% of federal poverty level.

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Medi-Cal Access Program

The Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP), formerly known as the Access for Infants and Mothers Program (AIM), is a California policy that grants access to Medi-Cal to pregnant and uninsured (or whose coverage contains a co-pay over $500) mothers who would otherwise not qualify due to exceeding income guidelines.

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Median income

Median income is the amount that divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below that amount.

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Median income per household member

The median income per member of household is a measure used by statisticians and the US Census Bureau to determine the median income that exists in a household for each of its members.

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Medicare Part D coverage gap

The Medicare Part D coverage gap (informally known as the Medicare doughnut hole) is a period of consumer payment for prescription medication costs which lies between the initial coverage limit and the catastrophic-coverage threshold, when the consumer is a member of a Medicare Part D prescription-drug program administered by the United States federal government.

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Mercer Area School District

The Mercer Area School District is a small, suburban, public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA.

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MetroCard

The MetroCard is the payment method for the New York City Subway; New York City Transit buses, including routes operated by Atlantic Express under contract to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), MTA Bus, and Nassau Inter-County Express systems (NICE); PATH; the Roosevelt Island Tramway; AirTrain JFK; and Westchester County's Bee-Line Bus System.

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Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (Met Council) is a New York City-based non-profit social services organization.

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Mid Valley School District

Mid Valley School District is a small public school district located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, comprising the boroughs of Olyphant, Dickson City, and Throop.

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Mid Valley Secondary Center

Mid Valley Secondary Center is a small, public combined junior high and senior high school located in Throop, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Midd-West High School

Midd-West High School is a small, rural high school located at 540 E Main Street, Middleburg, Snyder County, Pennsylvania.

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Midd-West School District

Midd-West School District (MWSD) is a midsized, rural, public school district located in the borough of Middleburg in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Middletown Area High School

Middletown Area High School is a small, suburban, public high school in Middletown, Pennsylvania.

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Middletown Area School District

Middletown Area School District, is a small, suburban, public school district located in Middletown, Pennsylvania serving students in a portion of southern Dauphin County.

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Midland Borough School District

The Midland Borough School District is a very small public school district serving Midland, Pennsylvania in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. It features one school offering PreK-8th grade Midland Elementary-Middle School. The district encompasses approximately. The 2000 Census Data reported the median household income was $23,117 in a population of 3,137 people. By 2010, the District's population declined to 2,635 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 79.2% high school graduates and 13.2% college graduates. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 64.9% of the District’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $17,066. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Beaver County, the median household income was $46,190. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to District officials, in school year 2009-10 the Midland Borough School District provided basic educational services to 363 pupils, The District employed: 22 teachers, 20 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 4 administrators. Midland Borough School District received more than $3.4 million in state funding in school year 2009-10. In school year 2007-08 Midland Borough School District provided basic educational services to 382 pupils. It employed: 22 teachers, 21 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 4 administrators. Midland Borough School District received more than $3.5 million in state funding for the school year 2007-08. The District operates a single school Midland Elementary Middle School. The Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit IU27 provides the District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Mifflin County School District

The Mifflin County School District is a midsized, rural public school district located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Mifflinburg Area High School

Mifflinburg Area High School is a small, rural, public high school located at 75 Market Street, Mifflinburg, in Union County, Pennsylvania. It is the sole high school operated by the Mifflinburg Area School District. In 2016, enrollment declined further to 553 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 30% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to the family meeting the federal federal poverty level. Additionally, 12.8% of pupils received special education services, while % of pupils were identified as gifted. Per the PA Department of Education 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. In 2013, the school's enrollment was reported as 586 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 32% of pupils eligible for a free or reduced-price lunch due to low family income. Additionally, 32% of pupils received special education services, while 3.4% of pupils were identified as being gifted. The school employed 47 teachers. Per the PA Department of Education 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The school is not a federally designated Title I school. In 2010, Mifflinburg Area High School had 677 students enrolled in grades 9th through 12th with 164 students qualifying for a federal free or reduced-price lunch due to family poverty. By 2013, enrollment had declined to 586 students, with 32% being economically disadvantaged. In 2010, Mifflinburg Area High School employed 51 teachers, yielding a student–teacher ratio of 13:1. All of the teachers were rated Highly Qualified under the No Child Left Behind Law. Mifflinburg Area High School students may choose to attend the award-winning SUN Area Technical Institute for training in the building trades, engine mechanics, the food service industry or allied health industry. SUN Area Technical Institute is funded by payments from the funding districts: Mifflinburg Area School District, Lewisburg Area School District, Midd-West School District, Selinsgrove Area School District and Shikellamy School District. The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit IU16 provides the Mifflinburg Area High School with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty. Mifflinburg Area High School the borough of Mifflinburg, Buffalo Township, New Berlin, Limestone Township, West Buffalo Township, Lewis Township, Hartleton, and Hartley Township.

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Mifflinburg Area School District

The Mifflinburg Area School District is a small, rural, public school district serving western Union County, Pennsylvania.

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Millville Area Junior Senior High School

Millville Area Junior Senior High School is a tiny, rural, public school in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

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Millville Area School District

Millville Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

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Milton Area High School

Milton Area High School is a small, rural/suburban public high school located at 700 Mahoning Street, Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Milton Area School District

The Milton Area School District is a small, rural public school district headquartered in Milton, Pennsylvania. The district is located in Northumberland and Union counties. Milton Area School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 15,510. By 2010, the Milton Area School District's population increased to 16,561 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 85.5% high school graduates and 13% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 51.4% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the Milton Area School District residents' per capita income was $17,781, while the median family income was $43,023 a year. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Northumberland County, the median household income was $41,208. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to district officials, the district provided basic educational services to 2,254 pupils in 2011-12. The district employed: 194 teachers, 133 full-time and part-time support personnel, and sixteen (16) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The district received $14,012,192 in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. Milton Area School District officials reported that in school year 2009-10, the district provided basic educational services to 2,288 pupils. The district employed: 197 teachers, 115 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 16 administrators. Milton Area School District was a major local employer. Per school district officials, in school year 2005-06, Milton Area School District provided basic educational services to 2,307 pupils through the employment of 200 teachers, 109 full-time and part-time support personnel and 15 administrators. Milton Area School District operates: three elementary schools, Milton Area Middle School, and Milton Area High School. In 2015, more than 90 Milton pupils attend full-time or part-time cyber school. The district offers its own cyber school program or the pupils may attend any of the 13 cyber schools operating in Pennsylvania in 2015. In 2014-15, 29 Milton Area resident pupils chose to attend a cyber charter school. In 2010, the Milton Area School District announced a three-phase community project that focused on enhancing pride, tradition, and increasing excellence in both the school and the Milton community. Phase I of this program involved promoting and supporting school colors in the community. Milton Area School District has purchased and displayed welcome signs in and around the community that welcomes visitors to Black Panther Country. The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit IU16 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Minersville Area School District

The Minersville Area School District is a small, rural public school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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Mohawk Area School District

Mohawk Area School District is a rural, public school system in Bessemer, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mollie Orshansky

Mollie Orshansky (January 9, 1915 – December 18, 2006) was an American economist and statistician who, in 1963–65, developed the Orshansky Poverty Thresholds, which are used in the United States as a measure of the income that a household must not exceed to be counted as poor.

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Monessen City School District

Monessen City School District is a tiny, urban, public school district operating in southwestern Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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Moniteau School District

Moniteau School District is a small rural public school district in Butler County, Pennsylvania, Located on PA 308.

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Monterey County, California

Monterey County is a county located on the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California.

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Montgomery Area School District

The Montgomery Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in Lycoming County.

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Montour County, Pennsylvania

Montour County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Montoursville Area High School

Montoursville Area High School is a small suburban/rural public high school located at 100 North Arch Street, Montoursville, Pennsylvania.

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Montrose Area Junior Senior High School

Montrose Area Junior Senior High School is located at 50 High School Road, Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Montrose Area School District

The Montrose Area School District is a small, rural public school district located in northwestern Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Mount Carmel Area High School

Mount Carmel Area High School is located at 600 West 5th Street, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Mount Carmel Area School District

Mount Carmel Area School District is a small, suburban, public school district in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Mountain View School District (Pennsylvania)

Mountain View School District is a diminutive, rural public school district located in Kingsley, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Muhlenberg High School

Muhlenberg High School is a midsized, public high school in Laureldale, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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Muhlenberg School District

The Muhlenberg Area School District is a mid-sized, suburban, public school district serving parts of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Muncy School District

The Muncy School District is small, rural, public school district located in southern Lycoming County. The school serves the borough of Muncy, plus the affiliated townships of Muncy Township and Muncy Creek Township. The mascot of the school is the Indian. Muncy School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 7,209. By 2010, the district's population declined to 7,042 people. The educational attainment levels for the population 25 and over were 87.2% high school graduates and 19.8% college graduates. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 32.8% of the district's pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. The District residents' per capita income was $17,107, while the median family income was just $39,678. In Lycoming County, the median household income was $45,430. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to district officials, in school year 2005-06, the Muncy School District provided basic educational services to 1,039 pupils. It employed: 84 teachers, 75 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 7 administrators. District officials reported that in school year 2007-08, the Muncy School District provided basic educational services to 1,018 pupils employing: 86 teachers, 60 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 11 administrators. Muncy School District received more than $5.2 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. In 2010, Muncy School District officials reported having 1,016 pupils. The district employed: 87 teachers, 64 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 6 administrators during the 2009-10 school year. The district received $5.1 million in state funding in the 2009-10 school year. By the 2014-15 school year, the administration reported 1,041 pupils. The district employed: 82 teachers, 54 staff and increased to 11 administrators. The district received $5,963,273 in state funding. The Muncy School District operates 2 schools: Ward L. Myers Elementary School (grades K-6) and Muncy Junior-Senior High School (grades 7-12). Both schools have been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. High school students can attend the Lycoming Career and Technology Center for training in the building trades, drafting & design careers, criminal justice careers, allied health careers, culinary arts and other careers. The Muncy School District contracts with the BLaST Intermediate Unit #17 for services such as psychological testing, preemployment criminal background screening, occupational and physical therapy services. Muncy School District uses a computer app to communicate with pupils, parents and community members at-large. The app is a free download from several sources.

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Municipal disinvestment

Municipal disinvestment is a term in the United States which describes an urban planning process in which that a city or town or other municipal entity decides to abandon or neglect an unproductive zone.

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Negative income tax

In economics, a negative income tax (NIT) is a progressive income tax system where people earning below a certain amount receive supplemental pay from the government instead of paying taxes to the government.

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Nevada

Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

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New Brighton Area School District

The New Brighton Area School District is a suburban public school district located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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New Castle Area School District

New Castle Area School District is a public school district located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

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New Kensington–Arnold School District

The New Kensington–Arnold School District is a small, suburban, public school district serving the cities of Arnold and New Kensington, located in northern Westmoreland County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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New Oxford High School

New Oxford High School is a midsized public high school located in the borough of New Oxford, Pennsylvania.

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New York's 16th congressional district

New York's 16th Congressional District is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives represented by Eliot Engel.

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Newport High School (Pennsylvania)

Newport High School is a diminutive, rural, public high school located in Newport, Pennsylvania.

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Newport School District (Pennsylvania)

Newport School District is a small, rural, public school district which is situated in the town of Newport, Pennsylvania, located in the eastern section of Perry County along the Juniata River northwest of Harrisburg, the Capital.

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North Allegheny Intermediate High School

North Allegheny Intermediate High School (NAI) is a suburban high school in the North Allegheny School District located in McCandless, Pennsylvania, a community north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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North Pocono School District

North Pocono is a third-class school district in Lackawanna and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania.The district's population was 20,806 at the time of the 2010 United States Census.

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North Schuylkill School District

The North Schuylkill School District is a midsized, rural/suburban public school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania and Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

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Northeast Bradford School District

The Northeast Bradford School District is small, rural public school district located in Rome, Pennsylvania, in the hills of northeast Bradford County.

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Northeastern York School District

The Northeastern School District (also known as Northeastern York School District) is a midsized, suburban public school district in York County in the South Central region of Pennsylvania.

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Northern Cambria High School

Northern Cambria High School is located at 813 35th Street, Northern Cambria.

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Northern Cambria School District

The Northern Cambria School District is a small, rural, public school district located in northwestern Cambria County in Pennsylvania.

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Northern Lebanon School District

The Northern Lebanon School District is a small public school district in Lebanon County.

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Northern Potter Junior Senior High School

Northern Potter Junior Senior High School is a diminutive, rural, public junior senior high school located in Ulysses, Potter County, Pennsylvania.

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Northern Potter School District

The Northern Potter School District is a rural public school district located in northeastern Potter County, Pennsylvania.

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Northern Tioga School District

The Northern Tioga School District is a rural public school district operating in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, US. The district serves an extensive rural region, spanning across the northern section of Tioga County. Northern Tioga School District is a third class school district having less than 30,000 residents and is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. Municipalities served include: Tioga, Tioga Township, Jackson Township, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Township, Farmington Township, Elkland, Elkland Township, Osceola Township, Knoxville, Chatham Township, Deerfield Township, Brookfield, Westfield, and Clymer Township. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 14,670. By 2010, the district's population declined to 14,523 people. The educational attainment levels for the Northern Tioga School District population (25 years old and over) were 85.6% high school graduates and 11.7% college graduates. Northern Tioga School District operates three elementary schools: Westfield Elementary School (K-6), Clark Wood Elementary School (K-6) and R.B. Walter Elementary School (K-6). The high schools consist of grades 7-12 with integrated middle schools. The secondary program is housed in two high schools: Cowanesque Valley Junior Senior High School and Williamson Senior High School. Elkland Area High School was closed in 2011 due to low enrollment. The district experienced a 17.89 percent decline in enrollment. The 2000-01 school year enrollment was 2,615 students and declined to 2,136 pupils by 2010-11, a loss of 479 students. High school students do not have access to a vocational training school. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 44.6% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $14,920, while the median family income was $35,792. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Tioga County, the median household income was $40.338. According to Northern Tioga School District officials, in school year 2007-08, the district provided basic educational services to 2,352 pupils. The district employed: 217 teachers, 120 full-time and part-time support personnel, and ten (10) administrators. Northern Tioga School District received more than $17.5 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. By 2009-10, the district enrollment had declined to 2,184 pupils. It employed: 222 teachers, 128 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 10 administrators, during the 2009-10 school year. Northern Tioga School District received $17.6 million in state education funding for the 2009-10 school year. By 2011-12, enrollment had declined further to 2,088 pupils. It employed: 199 teachers, 109 full-time and part-time support personnel, and ten (10) administrators, during the 2011-12 school year. Northern Tioga School District received $18,547,222 in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. The BLAST Intermediate Unit IU17 provides the Northern Tioga School District with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, background checks for employees, state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Northern York County School District

The Northern York County School District is midsized, suburban public school district in York County, Pennsylvania.

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Northgate School District

Northgate School District is diminutive, suburban, public school district located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Northumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Not My Life

Not My Life is a 2011 American independent documentary film about human trafficking and contemporary slavery.

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Office of Community Services

The Office of Community Services (OCS) is a division of the US Executive Branch under the Administration for Children and Families and the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Oil City Area School District

The Oil City Area School District is a midsized, rural public school district in Venango County, Pennsylvania, centered on the city of Oil City.

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Oklahoma Health Care Authority

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OKHCA) is an agency of the government of Oklahoma responsible for providing health insurance benefits for the state's SoonerCare (Oklahoma Medicaid) members.

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Old Forge School District

The Old Forge School District is a diminutive, suburban, public school district serving the municipality of Old Forge, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Scranton in Lackawanna County.

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Oregon Health Plan

The Oregon Health Plan is Oregon's state Medicaid program.

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Oswayo Valley High School

Oswayo Valley High School is a tiny, rural public high school located at located at 318 Oswayo Street, Shinglehouse, Potter County, Pennsylvania.

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Oswayo Valley School District

The Oswayo Valley School District is a small, rural public school district serving portions of Potter County and McKean County.

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Otto-Eldred School District

The Otto-Eldred School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in McKean County, Pennsylvania.

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Outline of the United States

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the United States of America.

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Palmerton Area School District

Palmerton Area School District is a public school district located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

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Palmerton High School

Palmerton Area High School is a four-year public high school in Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Palmyra Area School District

The Palmyra Area School District is the public school system in southwest Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.

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Pebble Beach, California

Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California.

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Penn Cambria School District

Penn Cambria School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Penn Hills High School

Penn Hills High School is a public secondary school located in Penn Hills, east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Penn Hills School District

The Penn Hills School District (PHSD) is a mid sized, public school district located in Pittsburgh, serving the community of Penn Hills, which is about east of Downtown Pittsburgh.

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Penn Manor High School

Penn Manor High School is a large, rural/suburban, public secondary school located in Millersville, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Penn Manor School District

The Penn Manor School District is a large, rural/suburban, public school district located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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Penns Valley Area School District

The Penns Valley Area School District is a small rural, public school district serving the south-eastern portions of Centre County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses the boroughs of Centre Hall and Millheim, Pennsylvania, as well as the townships of Potter, Gregg, Penn, Miles, and Haines. It encompasses an area of. The school district had a population of 11,380, according to the 2000 federal census. By 2010, the district's population grew to 12,830 people. The educational attainment levels for the Penns Valley Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 87% high school graduates and 21.5% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 30.4% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $18,328, while the median family income was $44,458. In Centre County, the median household income was $50,333. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to Penns Valley Area School District administrative officials, during the 2005-06 school year, the district provided basic educational services to 1,573 pupils through the employment of 9 administrators, 125 teachers, and 81 full-time and part-time support personnel. In school year 2007-08, the Penns Valley Area School District enrollment rose to 1,633 pupils. The district employed: 120 teachers, 72 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 10 administrators. Penns Valley Area School District received more than $8 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. By school year 2013-14, the Penns Valley Area School District enrollment declined to 1,430 pupils. The district employed: 110 teachers, 61 full-time and part-time support personnel, and increased to 11 administrators. Penns Valley Area School District received more than $8,751,243 in state funding in school year 2013-14. Special education, criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty are provided by district employees and the Central Intermediate Unit CIU10. Occupational training and adult education in various vocational and technical fields were provided by the district and the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology, which is located in Pleasant Gap.

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Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School

The Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School (PAVCS) is a public virtual charter school.

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Per capita personal income in the United States

The per capita personal income of the United States is the income that is received by persons from all sources.

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Persistent poverty county

A persistent poverty county is a classification for counties in the United States that have had a relatively high rate of poverty over a long period.

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Personal income in the United States

Personal income is an individual's total earnings from wages, investment interest, and other sources.

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Peters Township School District

Peters Township School District is a large, suburban, public school district located in Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania and encompasses an area of.

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Philipsburg-Osceola School District

Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District is a small, rural, public school district located in a region which straddles two central Pennsylvania counties.

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Pine Richland Middle School

Pine-Richland Middle School is a midsized, public, middle school in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania.

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Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (Wazí Aháŋhaŋ Oyáŋke), also called Pine Ridge Agency, is an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in the U.S. state of South Dakota.

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Pine-Richland School District

The Pine-Richland School District is a mid-sized, suburban public school district serving northern Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Pleasant Valley Middle School

Pleasant Valley Middle School is located at Route 115, Brodheadsville, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

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Pleasant Valley School District (Pennsylvania)

Pleasant Valley School District is a midsized, rural, public school district in the west end of Monroe County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

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Plug-in electric vehicles in California

The stock of plug-in electric vehicles in California is the largest in the United States, with cumulative sales of 392,297 plug-in cars since 2008 through March 2018.

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Plug-in electric vehicles in the United States

The adoption of plug-in electric vehicles in the United States is actively supported by the American federal government, and several state and local governments.

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Plum Borough School District

The Plum Borough School District is a midsized, suburban public school district serving the Pittsburgh suburb of Plum, Pennsylvania.

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Pocono Mountain School District

Pocono Mountain School District (PMSD for short) is a large, rural public school district located in Monroe County, in northeastern Pennsylvania, United States. It encompasses approximately. The district is divided into two parts: Pocono Mountain East and Pocono Mountain West. The Pocono Mountain East attendance area includes: Jackson Township, Pocono Township, Paradise Township, Barrett Township and Mount Pocono Borough. It also includes a small area east of Route 380 that is Coolbaugh Township. Pocono Mountain West attendance area includes: Tobyhanna Township, Tunkhannock Township and most of Coolbaugh Township. According to 2000 local census data, the district serves a resident population of approximately 60,000 people. District officials reported that in school year 2007-08, the Pocono Mountain School District provided basic educational services to 11,506 pupils. It employed: 984 teachers, 622 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 51 administrators. The Pocono Mountain School District received more than $42.4 million in state funding in school year 2007-08 Pocono Mountain East High Schookl is located in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania in the heart of the Poconos. The school currently houses students in grades nine through twelve and is joined on the campus by East Junior High School, Swiftwater Intermediate School and the newly constructed Swiftwater Elementary Center. Motto: Our mission is to prepare all students for tomorrow's challenges and opportunities..

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Political positions of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton, the nominee of the Democratic Party for president of the United States in 2016, has taken positions on political issues while serving as First Lady of Arkansas (1979–81; 1983–92), First Lady of the United States (1993–2001); as U.S. Senator from New York (2001–2009); and serving as the United States Secretary of State (2009–2013).

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Political positions of Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush is a Republican politician in the United States.

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Poor People's Campaign

ca The Poor People's Campaign, or Poor People's March on Washington, was a 1968 effort to gain economic justice for poor people in the United States.

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Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for a Moral Revival

Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for a Moral Revival is an American anti-poverty campaign led by William Barber II and Liz Theoharis.

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Poquonock Bridge, Connecticut

Poquonnock Bridge is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Groton in New London County, Connecticut, United States.

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Port Allegany School District

Port Allegany School District is a small, rural, Public school district located in McKean County and Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Portage Area School District

The Portage Area School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Post–civil rights era in African-American history

The post–civil rights era in African-American history is defined as the time period in the United States after the Congressional passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968, major federal legislation that ended legal segregation, gained federal oversight and enforcement of voter registration and electoral practices in states or areas with a history of discriminatory practices, and ended discrimination in renting or buying housing.

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Potter County, Pennsylvania

Potter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Pottsville Area School District

Pottsville Area School District is a midsized, rural/suburban public school district located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, serving students in central Schuylkill County.

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Poverty

Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money.

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Poverty reduction

Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.

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Poverty thresholds (United States Census Bureau)

For statistical purposes (e.g., counting the poor population), the United States Census Bureau uses a set of annual income levels, the poverty thresholds, slightly different from the federal poverty guidelines.

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Premier Arts and Science Charter School

Premier Arts and Science Charter School is a small, urban, public charter school.

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Premium tax credit

The premium tax credit (PTC) is a refundable tax credit in the United States.

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Presidency of Barack Obama

The presidency of Barack Obama began at noon EST on January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama was inaugurated as 44th President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2017.

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Presidency of Richard Nixon

The presidency of Richard Nixon began at noon EST on January 20, 1969, when Richard Nixon was inaugurated as 37th President of the United States, and ended on August 9, 1974, when he resigned in the face of almost certain impeachment and removal from office, the first U.S. president ever to do so.

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Programme for International Student Assessment (2000 to 2012)

The Programme for International Student Assessment has had several runs before the most recent one in 2012.

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Project H.O.M.E.

Project HOME is a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides housing, opportunities for employment, medical care and education to homeless and low-income persons in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Prosperity theology

Prosperity theology (sometimes referred to as the prosperity gospel, the health and wealth gospel, the gospel of success or seed faith) is a religious belief among some Christians, who hold that financial blessing and physical well-being are always the will of God for them, and that faith, positive speech, and donations to religious causes will increase one's material wealth.

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Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is divided into 10 titles and contains provisions that became effective immediately, 90 days after enactment, and six months after enactment, as well as provisions phased in through to 2020.

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Purchase Line School District

Purchase Line School District is a small, public school district located in central Pennsylvania which covers small areas in two counties.

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Racial inequality in the United States

Racial inequality in the United States refers to social advantages and disparities that affect different races within the United States.

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Reading School District

Reading School District is a large, urban public school district that serves the city of Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Red Lion Area School District

Red Lion Area School District is a large, suburban, public school district located in eastern York County, Pennsylvania that serves the boroughs of Felton, Red Lion, Windsor, and Winterstown; and the townships of Chanceford Township, Lower Chanceford Township, North Hopewell Township, and Windsor Township.

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Redistributive change

Redistributive change is a legal theory of economic justice in the context of U.S. law that promotes the recognition of poverty as a classification, like race, ethnicity, gender, and religion, that should likewise draw extra scrutiny from the courts in matters pertaining to civil rights.

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Redwood, New York

Redwood is a census-designated place in Jefferson County, New York, United States.

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Refusal of work

Refusal of work is behavior in which a person refuses to adapt to regular employment.

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Reynolds School District (Pennsylvania)

The Reynolds School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Richland School District (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)

The Richland School District is a small, rural, public school district in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Richland Senior High School

Richland High School is a small, rural public high school located at One Academic Avenue, Johnstown, Pennsylvania. In 2014, Richland High School enrollment was reported as 788 pupils in 7th through 12th grades, with 22.6% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty. Additionally, 8.6% of pupils received special education services, while 2% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 43 teachers. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The school is not a Title I school. Richland High School is the sole high school operated by Richland School District. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2012, Richland High School reported an enrollment of 771 pupils in grades 7th through 12th, with 117 pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. In 2012, the school employed 43 teachers, yielding a student-teacher ratio of 17.7:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 19% of courses were taught by teachers who were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under No Child Left Behind.

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Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Ridgway Area School District

The Ridgway Area School District is a rural public school district serving parts of Elk County, Pennsylvania.

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Ridley School District

Ridley School District is a large, suburban public school district in southeastern Delaware County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

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Rise Against

Rise Against is an American punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999.

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Riverside Beaver County School District

Riverside Beaver County School District is a small public school district located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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Riverside Junior-Senior High School

Riverside Junior Senior High School is small public school located at: 310 Davis Street, Taylor, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Riverside School District (Pennsylvania)

The Riverside School District is a small, suburban public school district in Lackawanna County which formed in 1961.

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Robbinsville, North Carolina

Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States.

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Roberto Clemente Charter School

Roberto Clemente Charter School is a small, urban, public, charter school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Rochester Area High School (Pennsylvania)

Rochester High School is a public high school in Rochester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Rochester Area School District

The Rochester Area School District is a small, urban public school district in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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Rural ghetto

The term rural ghetto describes the influx of poverty and neglect in the small towns of Midwestern, Southeastern United States and Northeastern United States.

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Saint Clair Area School District

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Salinas, California

Salinas is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County, California.

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Salisbury Township School District

Salisbury Township School District is a small, suburban, public school district located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Samaritan's Touch Care Center

Samaritan's Touch Care Center is a nonprofit outpatient medical clinic with two Highlands County, Florida, locations - one in Sebring and one in Lake Placid.

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Sayre Area School District

The Sayre Area School District is a small, rural public school district located in northcentral Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

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School Breakfast Program

The School Breakfast Program provides federally subsidized breakfasts to children at schools and child care facilities in the United States.

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School District of Lancaster

The School District of Lancaster is a large, urban school district of 11,300 students educated in 19 schools in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) is the school district that includes all public schools in Philadelphia.

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Schuylkill County is a county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Schuylkill Haven Area School District

The Schuylkill Haven Area School District is a small public school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. It serves the municipalities of Port Clinton, Landingville, Schuylkill Haven, and South Manheim Township. Schuylkill Haven Area encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 8,202. By 2010, the district's population increased to 8,412 people. The educational attainment levels for the Schuylkill Haven Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 84.8% high school graduates and 15.8% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania and one of fourteen (14) public school districts in Schuylkill County in 2016. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 37.7% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $17,511, while the median family income was $43,737. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Schuylkill County, the median household income was $45,012. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to district officials, in school year 2005–06, the Schuylkill Haven Area School District provided basic educational services to 1,461 pupils through the employment of 96 teachers, 48 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 5 administrators. By school year 2007–08 enrollment was 1,443 pupils. The district employed 106 teachers, 55 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 6 administrators. Schuylkill Haven Area School District received more than $8.1 million in state funding in school year 2007–08. In 2013–14, Schuylkill Haven Area School District administration reported a decline in enrollment to 1,273 pupils. The district employed: 101 teachers, 97 non teaching staff members and 8 administrators. The district received $8,000,927 in state funding in 2013-14. Schuylkill Haven Area School District operates: one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school. High school students may choose to attend the Schuylkill Technology Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades, as well as other careers. The Schuylkill Intermediate Unit IU29 provides the district with a wide variety of services like: specialized education for disabled students; state-mandated training on recognizing and reporting child abuse; speech and visual disability services; criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Schuylkill Haven High School

Schuylkill Haven High School is a small rural public high school located at 120 Haven Street in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. In 2015, enrollment was reported as 511 pupils in 8th through 12th grades, with 42% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 20.9% of pupils received special education services, while 3.9% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 34 teachers. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. This is the sole high school operated by Schuylkill Haven Area School District. In 2010, Schuylkill Haven High School enrolled 523 students in grades 8th through 12th, with 172 students qualifying for the federal free or reduced-price lunch due to family poverty. The school reported employing 40 teachers, yielding a student–teacher ratio of 13:1. Schuylkill Haven High School students may choose to attend the Schuylkill Technology Center for training in: practical nursing; the construction and mechanical trades, as well as other careers. The Schuylkill Intermediate Unit IU29 provides the school, with a wide variety of services like: specialized education for disabled students; state mandated training on recognizing and reporting child abuse; speech and visual disability services; criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty. Schuylkill Haven does not participate in its online credit recovery program.

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Scranton School District (Pennsylvania)

The Scranton School District is a large, urban school district located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It serves the city of Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses approximately 26 square miles. According to 2000 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 76,089. By 2010, the district's population declined to 76,065 people. The educational attainment levels for the Scranton School District population (25 years old and over) were 83.9% high school graduates and 19.3% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 63.7% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reported that 144 students in the Scranton School District were homeless. In 2009, Scranton School District residents’ per capita income was $16,174, while the median family income was $39,233. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Lackawanna County, the median household income was $43,673. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to Scranton School District officials, in school year 2005-06, the Scranton School District provided basic educational services to 10,000 pupils through the employment of 900 teachers, 342 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 44 administrators. In 2006, the district students were: 72% white, 3% Asian, 11% black, 14% Hispanic and below 1% Native American. The Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit IU19 provides the district with a wide variety of services like: specialized education for disabled students; state mandated training on recognizing and reporting child abuse; speech and visual disability services; criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Searcy, Arkansas

Searcy is the largest city and county seat of White County, Arkansas, United States.

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Selinsgrove Area High School

Selinsgrove Area High School is a public school located in Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania.

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Selinsgrove Area School District

Selinsgrove Area School District is a mid-sized, suburban/rural public school district centered in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania in eastern Snyder County, Pennsylvania. The Selinsgrove Area School District encompasses approximately. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to 2000 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 21,015 people. In 2010 the district's population increased to 22,259 people. District enrollment has declined to approximately 2700 students clustered on a campus located in the borough of Selinsgrove. The Pennsylvania Department of Education projected a continued decline in enrollment to 2,500 in 2010. The educational attainment levels for the Selinsgrove Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 85.4% high school graduates and 20.8% college graduates. In 2014, Superintendent Chad Cohrs reported that 80 children are homeschooled, rather attend district schools. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 39.5% of the district's pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Selinsgrove Area School District had 784 students receiving free or reduced-price lunches due to low family income in the 2007–08 school year. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Selinsgrove Area School Districts also had 71 students who were identified as English language learners in 2008. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $17,857, while the median family income was $44,742. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. According to district officials, for school year 2009–10, the Selinsgrove Area School District employed 208 teachers, 167 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 13 administrators. Selinsgrove Area School District received more than $11.8 million in state funding in school year 2009–10. In school year 2007–08 the Selinsgrove Area School District had 2,704 pupils. The district employed: 204 teachers, 145 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 13 administrators. SASD received more than $11.6 million in state funding in school year 2007–08. The district enrollment was reported as 2,728 pupils in 2011-12. The district employed: 190 teachers, 129 full-time and part-time support personnel, and twelve (12) administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The district received $12,314,514 in state funding for the 2011-12 school year. Selinsgrove Area High school students may choose to attend SUN Area Technical Institute, located in New Berlin, for training in the: culinary, allied health, construction and mechanical trades. The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit IU16 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Senior Community Service Employment Program

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a program of the United States Department of Labor, its Employment and Training Administration, to help more senior citizens get back into or remain active in the labor workforce.

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Seven Generations Charter School

Seven Generations Charter School is a small, suburban, public charter school located in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Shaler Area School District

Shaler Area School District is a large, suburban public school district located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Shamokin Area High School

Shamokin Area High School is a small, rural/suburban, public high school operated by Shamokin Area School District. It is the sole high school operated by the district. In 2016, enrollment was reported as 674 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 66% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to the family meeting the federal federal poverty level. Additionally, 15% of pupils received special education services, while none of the pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 41 teachers. Per the PA Department of Education, 5% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. In 2013, enrollment was reported as 687 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 53% of pupils qualifying for the federal free or reduced-price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 14% of pupils received special education services, while 1% of pupils were identified as being gifted. The school employed 40 teachers. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 4% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The school is a federally designated Title I school. The district does not offer its own cyber school program. The pupils may attend any of the 13 cyber schools operating in Pennsylvania in 2015, including locally operated SusQ Cyber Charter School. Shamokin Area High School students may choose to attend Northumberland County Career Technology Center for training in the trades. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010 the school had 748 pupils in grades 9th through 12th, with 356 pupils qualifying for the federal free or reduced-price lunch due to family poverty. The school employed 42 teachers, yielding a student–teacher ratio of 17:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 4 teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under No Child Left Behind. In 2015 and 2016, Shamkoin Area High School was unrecognized by US News and World report's nationwide high school ranking. In 2014, Shamokin Area High School was recognized by US News and World Report as a Bronze level high school in a nationwide school ranking. Among Pennsylvania high schools (traditional, charter and private) 56 achieved gold or silver medals. Another 103 high schools achieved bronze rating out of 698 Pennsylvania high schools reviewed. The school was also ranked Bronze level in 2012 and 2013.;Opportunity Scholarship - lowest achieving schools In 2016, Shamokin Area High School remained on the state's lowest academic achievement list. In May 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) released a report identifying one Shamokin Area School District school was among the lowest achieving schools for reading and mathematics in the state. Included on the list was Shamokin Area High School. One hundred four (104) Pennsylvania public school districts had one or more schools on the list. In October 2015, Pennsylvania Auditor General DiPasquale reported that two schools in the district are among the 561 academically challenged schools that have been overlooked by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Both Shamokin Area Intermediate School and Shamokin Area MIddle School were on the list of 561 poor performing schools in the Commonwealth. He reported the Pennsylvania Department of Education failed to take any action to remediate the schools to raise student academic achievement or to provide them with targeted professional assistance.

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Shamokin Area School District

Shamokin Area School District is a small, rural public school district located in Coal Township, Pennsylvania, US. The Shamokin Area School District community consists of the city of Shamokin and the townships of Coal, East Cameron and Shamokin. It is located at the southern end of the anthracite coal region in Northumberland County in central Pennsylvania with a population of approximately 21,000. According to the US Census Bureau, by 2010, the district's population declined to 20,876 people. The educational attainment levels for the Shamokin Area School District population (25 years old and over) were 82.4% high school graduates and 9.3% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 59.5% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Education reported that 11 students in the Shamokin Area School District were homeless. In 2009, the district residents' per capita income was $14,514, while the median family income was $34,189 a year. In the Commonwealth, the median family income declined to $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Northumberland County, the median household income was $41,208. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. According to Shamokin Area School District administrative officials, during the 2005-06 school year, the district provided basic educational services to 2,443 pupils. It employed: 10 administrators, 167 teachers, and 103 full-time and part-time support personnel. In 2010, Shamokin Area School District reported an enrollment of 2,759 pupils. The district employed: 166 teachers, 126 full-time and part-time support personnel, and increased to 12 administrators during the 2009-10 school year. Shamokin Area School District received $15.7 million in state funding in the 2009-10 school year. In 2013, Shamokin Area School District reported an enrollment of 2,507 pupils. The district employed: 193 teachers, 53 full-time and part-time support personnel, and increased to 11 administrators during the 2013-14 school year. Shamokin Area School District received $16,927,439 in state funding in the 2013-14 school year which was 61% of the district's budget. The Shamokin Area School District operates four schools: Shamokin Area High School, Shamokin Area Middle School, Shamokin Area Intermediate School and Shamokin Area Elementary School and Annex. The high school and middle school share a single building. The intermediate school and elementary school also occupy a single building. In 2015, more than 165 Shamokin Area pupils attend full-time cyber school. The district does not offer its own cyber school program. The pupils may attend any of the 13 cyber schools operating in Pennsylvania in 2015, including locally operated SusQ Cyber Charter School. Shamokin Area High School students may choose to attend Northumberland County Career Technology Center for training in the trades. Special education services are provided by the district personnel and the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit CSIU16, which provides the district with a wide variety of services like: specialized education for disabled students and hearing; state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training; speech and visual disability services; criminal background checks processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Sharon City School District

The Sharon City School District is a small, urban, public school system serving the city of Sharon, Pennsylvania on the western edge of the state.

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Sharpsville Area School District

The Sharpsville Area School District is a small, suburban/rural, public school district serving parts of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Shenandoah Valley Junior Senior High School

Shenandoah Valley Junior Senior High School is a small suburban, public junior senior high school located at 805 West Centre Street, Shenandoah In Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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Shenandoah Valley School District

The Shenandoah Valley School District is a diminutive, rural public school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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Shikellamy High School

Shikellamy High School is a public, combined high school/middle school located in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Shikellamy School District

Shikellamy School District is a midsized, suburban/rural, public school district in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Shippensburg Area School District

The Shippensburg Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district in Franklin County, Pennsylvania and Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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Slap (song)

"Slap" is the fourth single from Ludacris' fifth album Release Therapy (2006).

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Smethport Area School District

Smethport Area School District is a rural, public school district located in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Snyder County, Pennsylvania

Snyder County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Social class in the United States

Social class in the United States is a controversial issue, having many competing definitions, models, and even disagreements over its very existence.

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Social inequality

Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific patterns along lines of socially defined categories of persons.

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Social programs in the United States

Social programs in the United States are welfare subsidies designed to meet needs of the American population.

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Society of the United States

The society of the United States is based on Western culture, and has been developing since long before the United States became a country with its own unique social and cultural characteristics such as dialect, music, arts, social habits, cuisine, folklore, etc.

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Socioeconomic mobility in the United States

Socioeconomic mobility in the United States refers to the upward or downward movement of Americans from one social class or economic level to another, through job changes, inheritance, marriage, connections, tax changes, innovation, illegal activities, hard work, lobbying, luck, health changes or other factors.

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Solanco High School

Solanco High School is a midsized, rural public secondary school located in southern Lancaster County in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Solanco School District

Solanco School District is a midsized, rural public school district located in the southern end of Lancaster County (SoLanCo), Pennsylvania.

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Sonja Livingston

Sonja Livingston is an American essayist and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

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South Eastern School District

The South Eastern School District is a midsized, rural, public school district in southern York County, Pennsylvania.

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South Middleton School District

South Middleton School District is a mid-sized, rural, public school district located in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. It also serves residents of South Middleton Township. South Middleton School District encompasses approximately. South Middleton School District serves grades (K-12). According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 12,939. By 2010 the population had risen to 14,695 residents. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 92.9% high school graduates and 33.1% college graduates. In 2009, South Middleton School District residents' per capita income was $24,370, while the median family income was $60,511 a year. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Cumberland County, the median household income was $51,035. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In school year 2007-2008, the South Middleton School District provided basic educational services to 2,227 pupils. It employed 183 teachers, 118 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 16 administrators. South Middleton School District received more than $7.6 million in state funding in school year 2007-2008. South Middleton School District provided basic educational services to 2,172 pupils. The district employed 185 teachers, 117 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 19 administrators during the 2011-2012 school year. The district received more than $7.8 million in state funding in 2011-2012 school year South Middleton School District operates four schools: W.G. Rice Elementary School, Iron Forge Elementary School, Yellow Breeches Middle School and Boiling Springs High School. High school students may choose to attend Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The district is served by the Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15, which offers a variety of services, including a completely developed K-12 curriculum that is mapped and aligned with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards (available online), shared services, a group purchasing program and a wide variety of special education and special needs services.

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South Side Area School District

The South Side Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

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South Western School District

South Western School District is a midsized, suburban public school district in York County, Pennsylvania.

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South Williamsport Area Junior Senior High School

South Williamsport Area Junior Senior High School is a public junior and senior high school located in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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South Williamsport Area School District

The South Williamsport Area School District is a small public school district in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Southeast Delco School District

Southeast Delco School District is a midsized, regional suburban public school district located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Southeastern Greene School District

Southeastern Greene School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

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Southern Columbia Area High School

Southern Columbia Area High School is a small, rural public high school located in Catawissa, Pennsylvania.

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Southern Columbia Area School District

Southern Columbia Area School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Catawissa, Pennsylvania.

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Southern Tioga School District

Southern Tioga School District is a small, rural public schools system located in northern Central Pennsylvania covering parts of Tioga County and Lycoming County. It encompasses. According to 2010 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 15,551 making it a third class school district. The district operates schools in Mansfield, Liberty, and Blossburg. It serves residents in: Covington Township, Rutland Township, Richmond Township, Liberty Township, Bloss Township, Sullivan Township, Ward Township, Morris Township, and Hamilton Township, as well as Roseville Borough and Putnam. In Lycoming County, Southern Tioga School District serves both: Jackson Township and Cogan House Township. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 40.6% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2013 the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reported that less than 10 students in the Southern Tioga School District were homeless. In 2009, Southern Tioga School District residents' per capita income was $14,942, while the median family income was $39,106. In Tioga County, the median household income was $44,178. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to district officials, in school year 2007-08, Southern Tioga School District provided basic educational services to 2,169 pupils through the employment of 192 teachers, 131 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 12 administrators. Southern Tioga School District received more than $13.6 million in state funding for school year 2007-08. In school year 2009-10, Southern Tioga School District provided basic educational services to 2,078 pupils. The district employed: 180 teachers, 114 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 12 administrators. Southern Tioga School District received more than $13.3 million in state funding in school year 2009-10. Southern Tioga School District operates: 2 high schools (North Penn Mansfield Junior Senior High School and North Penn-Liberty High School) grades 7-12 and 3 elementary schools (Blossburg Elementary School, Liberty Elementary School and Warren Miller Elementary School grades kindergarten-6th grade.

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Southern York County School District

The Southern York County School District is a suburban, public school district in York County in the South Central region of Pennsylvania. It serves: Codorus Township, Glen Rock, Railroad, New Freedom, Shrewsbury Township, Shrewsbury, and a portion of Hopewell Township. Southern York County School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 18,592 people. By 2010, the district's population increased to 20,858 people. The educational attainment levels for the Southern York County School District population (25 years old and over) were 89.3% high school graduates and 26.5% college graduates. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 20.2% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the Southern York County School District residents’ per capita income was $22,345, while the median family income was $60,438. In York County, the median household income was $57,494. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. According to Southern York County School District officials, in school year 2007-08 the district provided basic educational services to 3,238 pupils through the employment of 243 teachers, 140 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 19 administrators. Southern York County School District received more than $12.9 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. The district had an enrollment of 3,217 pupils in 2011. SYCSD employed: 242 teachers, 139 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 17 administrators during the 2011-12 school year. The district received $13.7 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. Southern York County School District operates 5 schools: Friendship Elementary School, Shrewsbury Elementary School, Southern Elementary School, Southern Middle School, and Susquehannock High School. High school students may choose to attend York County School of Technology for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The Lincoln Intermediate Unit IU12 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Southmoreland School District

Southmoreland School District is a small, suburban public school district located in northern Fayette County, Pennsylvania and southern Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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Spring Grove Area High School

Spring Grove Area High School is one of two, public secondary schools within the Spring Grove Area School District.

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Springfield School District (Delaware County)

Springfield School District is a midsized, suburban, (K-12th) public school district located in Springfield Township, Delaware County.

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Standard of living in the United States

The standard of living in the United States is high by the standards that most economists use, and for many decades throughout the 20th century, the United States was recognized as having the highest standard of living in the world.

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State College Area School District

The State College Area School District (SCASD) is a large, suburban/rural public school district based in State College, Pennsylvania that serves students and includes public schools in the Borough of State College, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding townships of College, Ferguson, Halfmoon, Harris, and Patton.

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State Energy Program (United States)

The United States Department of Energy's State Energy Program (SEP) provides grants to states and directs funding to state energy offices from technology programs in Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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Steelton-Highspire School District

The Steelton-Highspire School District is a diminutive, urban public school district located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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Stereotypes of African Americans

Stereotypes and generalizations about African Americans and their culture have evolved within American society dating back to the colonial years of settlement, particularly after slavery became a racial institution that was heritable.

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Stroudsburg Area School District

Stroudsburg Area School District is a large, suburban/rural public school district located in the Poconos of northeast Pennsylvania.

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Structural inequality

Structural inequality is defined as a condition where one category of people are attributed an unequal status in relation to other categories of people.

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Sullivan County School District

The Sullivan County School District is a rural public school district which serves the whole of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.

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Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides food-purchasing assistance for low- and no-income people living in the United States.

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SusQ Cyber Charter School

Susq-Cyber Charter School is a small, public, cyber charter school whose headquarters are located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Susquehanna Community School District

Susquehanna Community is a third-class school district in Susquehanna and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania.

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Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

Susquehanna County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Susquehanna Township High School

Susquehanna Township High School (STHS) is a midsized, public high school located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania serving students from Susquehanna Township.

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Susquehanna Township Middle School

Susquehanna Township Middle School is a midsized, suburban, public middle school located at 801 Wood Street, Harrisburg.

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Susquehannock High School

Susquehannock High School is a mid-sized suburban public high school in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania. It is the sole high school operated by the Southern York County School District. In 2014, enrollment was reported as declining to 946 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 19% of pupils eligible for a free lunch or reduced-price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 12.6% of pupils received special education services, while 5% of pupils were identified as gifted. Susquehannock High School employed 70 teachers. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010, the Susquehannock High School reported an enrollment of 1,014 pupils in grades 9th through 12th, with 153 pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced-price lunch. The school employed 73 teachers, yielding a student–teacher ratio of 13:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Susquehannock High School students may choose to attend York County School of Technology for training in the construction and mechanical trades. The Lincoln Intermediate Unit IU12 provides the school with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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Susquenita High School

Susquenita High School is a small, rural, public high school located in Duncannon, Perry County, Pennsylvania. It is the sole high school operated by the Susquenita School District. Susquenita High School serves the boroughs of Marysville, New Buffalo, and Duncannon. It also serves: Watts Township, Wheatfield Township, Penn Township, and Rye Township, as well as Reed Township in Dauphin County. In 2016, enrollment declined further to 528 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 28% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to the family meeting the federal federal poverty level. Additionally, 16.6% of pupils received special education services, while 4% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed teachers. Per the PA Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. In 2014, enrollment at Susquenita High School was reported as 532 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 30% of pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 16.9% of pupils received special education services, while 5.8% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 50 teachers. Per the PA Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. In 2013, enrollment at Susquenita High School was reported as 545 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 27.8% of pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. Additionally, 15.9% of pupils received special education services, while 5.5% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 50 teachers. Per the PA Department of Education, 2% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010, Susquenita High School had 684 pupils enrolled in grades 9th through 12th grades, with 155 pupils receiving a federal free or reduced-price lunch due to family poverty. The school employed 55 teachers, yielding a student–teacher ratio of 12:1. In 2009, Susquenita High School ranked 467th out of 666 Pennsylvania high schools for the reading and mathematics achievement of its students.

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Susquenita School District

Susquenita School District is a midsized, public school district located in Perry County, Pennsylvania and also includes one township in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Susquenita School District encompasses approximately. Susquenita School District encompasses the boroughs of Marysville, New Buffalo, and Duncannon. It also serves: Watts Township, Wheatfield Township, Penn Township, and Rye Township, as well as Reed Township in Dauphin County. According to 2010 US Census Bureau data, it serves a resident population of 14,612. Per 2009 local census data, it served a resident population of 13,634. In 2009, the district residents' per capita income was $19,511, while median family income was $50,887. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. The educational attainment levels for the district population 25 and over were 88.3% high school graduates and 16.1% college graduates. In 2016, Susquenita School administration reported an enrollment of 1,802 pupils. The district employed: 145 teachers, 130 non teaching staff (full and part-time) and 13 administrators. The district received $14.1 million in state funding in the 2016-17 school year. In 2009, Susquenita School District provided basic educational services to 1,900 pupils through the employment of 150 teachers, 140 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 10 administrators during the 2009-10 school year. The district received $13.3 million in state funding in the 2009-2010 school year. Per school district officials, in school year 2007–08, Susquenita School District provided basic educational services to 1,964 pupils through the employment of 175 teachers, 207 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 15 administrators. Susquenita School District operates three schools: Susquenita High School, Susquenita Middle School and Susquenita Elementary School. Susquenita School District is served by the Capital Area Intermediate Unit 15 which offers a variety of services, including a completely developed K-12 curriculum that is mapped and aligned with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards (available online), shared services, a group purchasing program and a wide variety of special education and special needs services. Susquenita High School students may choose to attend the Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School for training in the building trades, mechanical trades, culinary arts, allied health services, Cosmetology and other fields. The district pays for the costs of attendance on the student's behalf. For those students who prefer an online learning experience, Susquenita High School offers cyber school called Susquenita Virtual Academy through a program provided by the Capital Area Online Learning Association. Students can still participate in all extracurriculars offered at Susquenita High School.

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Sweat (play)

Sweat is a 2015 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Lynn Nottage.

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Sylvan Heights Science Charter School

Sylvan Heights Science Charter School is a small, urban, public charter school located at 915 South 13th Street, Harrisburg.

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Take Charge

Take Charge is a government program that provides free family planning and pregnancy prevention services to low-income residents of Washington State.

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Tamaqua Area School District

The Tamaqua Area School District is a public school district in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley (born September 13, 1964) is an American talk show host and author.

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Tax credit

A tax credit is a tax incentive which allows certain taxpayers to subtract the amount of the credit they have accrued from the total they owe the state.

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Ted M. Warshafsky

Ted M. Warshafsky (December 6, 1926 – October 14, 2012) was a personal injury lawyer and activist best known for establishing the successful Warshafsky Law Firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and nominating Julian Bond as the first African American major-party candidate for Vice President of the United States.

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Texas Legal Services Center

Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) is a legal aid service provider in Texas.

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Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) is a nonprofit agency that specializes in providing free civil legal services to the poor in a 68-county service area.

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The Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation (abbreviated to Heritage) is an American conservative public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C. The foundation took a leading role in the conservative movement during the presidency of Ronald Reagan, whose policies were taken from Heritage's policy study Mandate for Leadership.

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The Other America

The Other America is Michael Harrington's best known and likely most influential book.

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Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Tioga County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Titusville Area School District

The Titusville Area School District is a small, rural public school district located in Titusville, Pennsylvania.

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Tom Kahn

Tom David Kahn (September 15, 1938 – March 27, 1992) was an American social democrat known for his leadership in several organizations.

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Towanda Area School District

The Towanda Area School District is a small, rural public school district located in central Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

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Trinity Area School District

Trinity Area School District is a public school district located in and around the city of Washington in southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Troy Area School District

Troy Area School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

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Tunkhannock Area High School

Tunkhannock Area High School lies in the valley of the Endless Mountains.

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Tunkhannock Area School District

Tunkhannock Area School District is a midsized rural/suburban public school district serving most of Wyoming County in northeast Pennsylvania in the United States.

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Tuscarora School District

The Tuscarora School District is a misdized, rural, public school district located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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Two Americas

Two Americas is a catch phrase referring to social stratification in American society, made famous in a 2004 speech by former U.S. Senator and former presidential candidate John Edwards, originally referring to haves and have-nots.

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Tyrone Area School District

The Tyrone Area School District is a public school district with coverage areas in Blair County, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and Taylor Township in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

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Unemployment benefits

Unemployment benefits (depending on the jurisdiction also called unemployment insurance or unemployment compensation) are payments made by the state or other authorized bodies to unemployed people.

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Union Area School District

Union Area School District is a diminutive, suburban public school district located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

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Union County, Pennsylvania

Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Union–Miles Park

Union–Miles Park is a city planning area on the southeast side of Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States.

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Uniontown Area School District

Uniontown Area School District is a highly fragmented midsized, rural public school district located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

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United Junior/Senior High School (Pennsylvania)

United Junior Senior High School is a small, rural public secondary school located in East Wheatfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States. The school serves the borough of Armagh and the townships of Brush Valley, Buffington, East Wheatfield, and West Wheatfield. It is the sole junior senior high school operated by the United School District. The building is located on the same campus as the sole elementary school in the district. The United Cyber Academy is for district students K-12. High school students may choose to attend Indiana County Technology Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades as well as other careers. The ARIntermediate Unit IU28 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, background checks for employees, state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty. In 2014, United Junior Senior High School enrollment was reported as 524 pupils in 7th through 12th grades, with 32% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty. Additionally, 15% of pupils received special education services, while 4% of pupils were identified as gifted. The school employed 47 teachers. Per the PA Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2012, United Junior Senior High School reported an enrollment of 522 pupils in grades 7th through 12th, with 197 pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced-price lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level. In 2012, the school employed 46.9 teachers, yielding a student-teacher ratio of 11:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 1 teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under No Child Left Behind.

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United School District (Pennsylvania)

United School District is a small, rural public school district headquartered in East Wheatfield Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. The United School District encompasses approximately. The district serves the borough of Armagh and the townships of Brush Valley, Buffington, East Wheatfield, and West Wheatfield. According to 2000 federal census data, United School District served a resident population of 8,269. By 2010, the district's population declined to 7,988 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 82.9% high school graduates and 10.9% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 39.9% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $14,576, while the median family income was $35,455. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Indiana County, the median household income was $40,225. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. United School District operates two schools: United Elementary School (Grades K-6) and United Junior/Senior High School (Grades 7-12), which are located on the same campus. The United Cyber Academy is for district students K-12. High school students may choose to attend Indiana County Technology Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades as well as other careers. The ARIN Intermediate Unit IU28 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, background checks for employees, state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty. According to district officials, in school year 2007-08 the United School District provided basic educational services to 1,301 pupils. It employed: 106 teachers, 46 full-time and part-time support personnel, and nine (9) administrators. United School District received more than $11.1 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. In school year 2009-10, United School District provided basic educational services to 1,274 pupils. It employed: 101 teachers, 46 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 9 administrators. United School District received over $11.1 million in state funding in school year 2009-10.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States labor law

United States labor law sets the rights and duties for employees, labor unions, and employers in the United States.

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Upper Adams School District

The Upper Adams School District is a small, rural public school district serving parts of Adams County, Pennsylvania.

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Upper Darby School District

Upper Darby School District (UDSD) is a large public school district of approximately 12,000 students in Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Upper Dauphin Area High School

The Upper Dauphin Area High School is a small, rural, public high school.

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Upper Dauphin School District

The Upper Dauphin Area School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

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Upper St. Clair School District

The Upper St Clair School District is a public school district serving the Pittsburgh suburb of Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania.

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Utah State University

Utah State University (also referred to as USU or Utah State) is a public doctorate-granting university in Logan, Utah, United States.

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Valley Grove School District

The Valley Grove School District is a diminutive, rural public school district in Venango County, Pennsylvania, serving the boroughs of Sugarcreek and Cooperstown, as well as Jackson Township.

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Valley View High School (Pennsylvania)

Valley View High School is a rural public high school located in Archbald, Pennsylvania.

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Valley View School District (Pennsylvania)

The Valley View School District is a small, rural public school district located in Archbald, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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Venice Family Clinic

Venice Family Clinic is a community health center based in Venice, Los Angeles, California.

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Vida Charter School

Vida Charter School is a small, public, regional charter school located at 120 East Broadway Street, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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Wallenpaupack Area School District

Wallenpaupack Area is a third-class school district in Pike and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania.

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Wallingford-Swarthmore School District

Wallingford-Swarthmore School District is a midsized, suburban public school district in south-eastern Delaware County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

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Warren County School District

The Warren County School District (WCSD) is a public school district in Warren County, Pennsylvania, and it is designed to encompass all but three county municipalities.

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Warren County, Pennsylvania

Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Warrior Run High School

Warrior Run High School is a small, rural public high school located in Turbotville, Pennsylvania.

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Warrior Run School District

Warrior Run School District is a small, rural, public school district that covers.

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Washington School District

The Washington School District is a small, urban, public school district in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

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Wayne Highlands School District

Wayne Highlands is a third-class school district in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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Waynesboro Area School District

The Waynesboro Area School District is a midsized, suburban public school district located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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Waynesboro Area Senior High School

The Waynesboro Area Senior HIgh School is a midsized, suburban public high school located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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Wealth in the United States

Wealth in the United States is commonly measured in terms of net worth, which is the sum of all assets, including the market value of real estate, like a home, minus all liabilities.

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Welfare

Welfare is a government support for the citizens and residents of society.

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Wellsboro Area High School

Wellsboro Area High School is a small, rural public high school located at 225 Nichols Street, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Wellsboro Area School District

The Wellsboro Area School District is a small, rural/suburban public school district located in central Tioga County.

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West Branch Area School District

West Branch Area School District is a small, rural, public school district located in Morrisdale, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. West Branch Area School District was created in 1958 by the joining of Cooper Township High School and Morris Township High School. The district also includes Karthaus Township and Graham Township. The district extends across the Clearfield County's eastern border to include West Keating Township in Clinton County. West Branch Area School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 7,833. By 2010, the district's population was 7,857 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 85% high school graduates and 9.3% college graduates. In 2009, West Branch Area School District residents’ per capita income was $15,055, while the median family income was $37,054 a year. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. Per District officials, in school year 2009-2010, the West Branch Area School District provided basic educational services to 1,192 pupils through the employment of 93 teachers, 54 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 9 administrators. West Branch Area School District received more than $9.3 million in state funding in school year 2009-2010. In school year 2007-2008, West Branch Area School District reported an enrollment of 1,236 pupils. The district employed: 93 teachers, 81 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 10 administrators. WBASD received more than $9.5 million in state funding in school year 2007-2008. West Branch Area School District operates two schools: West Branch Area Elementary School and West Branch Area Junior/Senior High School. Both of the schools reside in a conjoined building. The current school building was completed in 1964, with an addition to the high school that was finished in 2005. High school students may choose to attend Clearfield County Career and Technology Center for training in the construction and mechanical trades; Architectural Drafting & Design Technology; Allied Health Services; Cosmetology; and Culinary Arts & Food Management. The Central Intermediate Unit # 10 provides the district with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, speech and visual disability services and professional development for staff and faculty.

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West Greene School District

West Greene School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in Greene County, Pennsylvania.

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West Middlesex Area School District

The West Middlesex Area School District is a small, rural public school district serving the southwestern portion of Mercer County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses the communities of West Middlesex, Shenango Township, and Lackawannock Township. The West Middlesex Area School District encompasses approximately. The District operates on a single 40-acre campus. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 7,527. By 2010, the District's population declined to 7,454 people. In 2009, the District residents’ per capita income was $16,870, while the median family income was $40,558. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. According to West Middlesex Area School District officials, in school year 2007-08 the District provided basic educational services to 1,142 pupils through the employment of 87 teachers, 79 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 6 administrators. WMASD received more than $7.1 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. West Middlesex Area School District officials reported that in school year 2009-10, the West Middlesex Area School District provided basic educational services to 1,123 pupils. It employed: 87 teachers, 76 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 6 administrators. West Middlesex Area School District received more than $7.1 million in state funding in school year 2009-10. West Middlesex Area School District operates three schools: Luther W Low Elementary School, Oakview Elementary School and West Middlesex Area Junior Senior High School. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania and one of 16 full or partial public school districts operating in Mercer County.

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West Perry School District

The West Perry School District is a midsized, public school district located in western Perry County, Pennsylvania.

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West Shamokin High School

West Shamokin Junior Senior High School (WSHS) is a small, public high school located in Rural Valley, Pennsylvania.

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West Shore School District

West Shore School District, is a large, suburban, public school district with its main office located in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.The Superintendent is Todd Stoltz.

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West York Area School District

West York Area School District is a midsized, suburban public school district located in York County in South Central Pennsylvania, United States.

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Western Beaver County School District

The Western Beaver County School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district serving the boroughs of Industry, Pennsylvania, Glasgow, Pennsylvania and Ohioville, Pennsylvania. Western Beaver County School District encompasses approximately. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 5,743. By 2010, the district's population declined to 5,429 people. The educational attainment levels for theWestern Beaver County School District population (25 years old and over) were 92.5% high school graduates and 14.4% college graduates. The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 36.5% of the district’s pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $18,006, while the median family income was $46,433. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. In Beaver County, the median household income was $49,217. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100. In 2014, the median household income in the USA was $53,700. According to school district administrative officials, during the 2009-10 school year, Western Beaver County School District provided basic educational services to 806 pupils through the employment of 8 administrators, 73 teachers, and 63 full-time and part-time support personnel. The district's staff is included a librarian, a library aide, two reading specialists, a gifted coordinator and gifted support teacher, 15 teachers' aides, and a technology coordinator. The average teacher to student ratio is 1:16. In 2011-12, the district enrollment declined to 718 pupils. It employed: 65 teachers, 46 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 5 administrators. The Western Beaver County School District received $7.5 million in state funding in the 2011-12 school year. Special education services are provided by the district and the Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit #27. Occupational training and adult education in various vocational and technical fields were provided by the district and the Beaver County Career & Technology Center. Western Beaver County School District operates just two schools: Western Beaver Junior Senior High School (6th grade through 12th grade) and Fairview Elementary School (Preschool through 5th grade).

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Western Wayne School District

Western Wayne is a third-class school district in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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Westmont Hilltop High School

Westmont Hilltop High School is a small suburban, public high school.

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Westmont Hilltop School District

The Westmont Hilltop School District is a small public school district located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?

Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? is a 1967 book by African-American minister, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and social justice campaigner Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocating for human rights and a sense of hope, it was King's fourth and last book before his assassination.

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While I Run This Race

While I Run This Race is a 1967 American short documentary film directed by Edmond Levy about poverty in the United States.

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White-Washing Race

White-Washing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society is a book arguing that racial discrimination is still evident on contemporary American society.

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WIC

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under the age of five.

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Wilkinsburg School District

The Wilkinsburg School District is a small, urban public school district serving the mostly African American community and Pittsburgh suburb of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

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William Allen High School

William Allen High School is one of two, large urban, public high schools of the Allentown School District located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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William D. Berry (political scientist)

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William Finnegan

William Finnegan (born 1952) is a staff writer at The New Yorker and author of works of international journalism.

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Williams Valley School District

The Williams Valley School District is a small, rural public school district located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania and Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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Williamsburg Community School District

The Williamsburg Community School District is a small, rural, public school district in Blair County, Pennsylvania.

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Williamson Senior High School

Williamson Senior High School is a small, rural, public, combined junior senior high school located at 33 Jct Cross Road, Tioga, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, US. It is one of two high schools operated by the Northern Tioga School District. Williamson Senior High School serves the eastern portion of the district. In 2015, enrollment declined to 517 pupils in 7th through 12th grades, with 45.8% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family federal poverty level. Additionally, 17.99% of pupils received special education services, while less than 1% of pupils were identified as gifted. Williamson Senior High School is not a federally designated Title I school. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 1% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. In 2014, Williamson Senior High School enrollment was 551 reported as pupils in 7th through 12th grades, with 46.6% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty. Additionally, 17.6% of pupils received special education services, while less than 1% of pupils were identified as gifted. Williamson Senior High School employed 53 teachers. Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 1% of the teachers were rated "Non‐Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. In 2013, Williamson Senior High School enrollment was reported as 516 students, with 39% from low income homes. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010, the school reported an enrollment of 424 pupils in grades 7th through 12th, with 251 pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced-price lunch. The school employed 41 teachers, yielding a student–teacher ratio of 10:1. According to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of its teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under No Child Left Behind. The BLaST Intermediate Unit IU17 provides the school with a wide variety of services like specialized education for disabled students and hearing, background checks for employees, state mandated recognizing and reporting child abuse training, speech and visual disability services and criminal background check processing for prospective employees and professional development for staff and faculty. Williamson Senior High School does not have an association with a public Career and Technical Center.

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Williamsport Area High School

Williamsport Area HIgh School is a large, urban, public high school located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

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Williamsport Area School District

The Williamsport Area School District is one of several public school districts in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Windber Area School District

The Windber Area School District is a small, rural, public school district in Somerset County, Pennsylvania and Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Woodland Hills Junior / Senior High School

Woodland Hills Junior / Senior High School is a large, suburban public high school providing grades 7-12 for the Woodland Hills School District located in Churchill, Pennsylvania.

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Work–family balance in the United States

Work–family balance in the United States refers to the specific issues that arise when men and women in the United States attempt to balance their occupational lives with their family lives.

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Working Families for Walmart

Working Families for Walmart is an advocacy group formed by Walmart and the Edelman public relations firm on December 20, 2005.

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Wyoming Area School District

The Wyoming Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district located in northeastern Luzerne County and southeastern Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.

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Wyomissing Area School District

Wyomissing Area School District is a diminutive, suburban, public school district located in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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York City School District

The School District of the City of York is a large, urban, public school district serving the City of York, Pennsylvania in York County, Pennsylvania.

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York Suburban School District

York Suburban School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district located in York County, Pennsylvania.

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1967 Plainfield riots

The Plainfield riots was one of 159 race riots that swept cities in the United States during the "Long Hot Summer of 1967".

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1972 Democratic National Convention

The 1972 Democratic National Convention was the presidential nominating convention of the Democratic Party for the 1972 presidential election.

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2000 United States Census

The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.

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2008 Oklahoma state budget

The Oklahoma State Budget for Fiscal Year 2008, was a spending request by Governor Brad Henry to fund government operations for July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poverty_in_the_United_States

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