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.
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