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Resource ID: #22686
Subject: Poverty
Source: Californian (Bakersfield, Calif.)
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Date: 12/09/2005; 12/10/2005; 12/11/2005

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There are many reasons Kern County, CA, has a high poverty rate. Two of the major reasons are the increasing influx of poor, uneducated immigrants with a culture of poverty. As well as examining the causes of Kern's problems, the story outlines some possible solutions such as schools focusing on educating poor children and creating various immigration reforms.

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