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States with the most low-income students

Published On: Oct 22 2013 02:06:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 23 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Low-income students now make up the majority of public schools in at least 17 states. Find out which states have the most.

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A new report by the Southern Education Foundation finds that low-income children are a majority in the public schools of at least 17 states -- 13 of them in the South. Here are the states with the most low-income students, based off the percentage of public school students receiving free or reduced-price lunches in 2011:

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