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March 30, 2014 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: Poverty affecting schools

The “Road Map for Kansas” that Sam Brownback drafted as a candidate for governor in 2010 set a goal of reducing the number of children living in poverty while boosting reading scores and other achievement. As the Legislature works toward a school-funding fix, it’s sobering to realize how much the deepening need among the state’s families is affecting the state’s schools.

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