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:
20. Kansas (47.6 percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunches)
19. New York (47.8 percent)
18. Delaware (48.9 percent)
17. Texas (50 percent)
16. North Carolina (50.2 percent)
15. Nevada (50.5 percent)
14. Oregon (50.7 percent)
13. West Virginia (51.4 percent)
12. California (53.8 percent)
11. Alabama (54.5 percent)
10. South Carolina (54.7 percent)
9. Tennessee (55.1 percent)
8. Florida (56 percent)
7. Kentucky (56.5 percent)
6. Georgia (57.4 percent)
5. Oklahoma (60.6 percent)
4. Arkansas (60.4 percent)
3. Louisiana (65.5 percent)
2. New Mexico (67.6 percent)
1. Mississippi (70.6 percent)
Read the report by the Southern Education Foundation in its entirety by clicking here.
If you go to McDonald's this week - a familiar face may be taking your order. The restaurant chain is celebrating McTeacher's night - allowing local teachers to take orders and greet customers, while raising money that will go straight to their school.
Officials are trying to reach people who came in contact with an 18-year-old San Diego State University Student. The young woman died after contracting bacterial meningitis. Sara Stelzer, a recent graduate of Moorpark High School, began feeling ill on Sunday and had been on life support at a hospital in San Diego for a short time before passing away on Thursday. Stelzer had been hanging out with students at Moorpark High just days before she died.
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