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You’re not imagining it – 3 ways COVID-19 has been extra hard on American parents

For parents during the pandemic, juggling hasn’t been an option: It’s both work and family, all the time. damircudic/E+ via Getty Images Steven Greene, North Carolina State University and Laurel Elder, Hartwick College For over a year, Americans have been struggling with the challenges imposed on them by the global coronavirus pandemic. While all Americans

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Arizona poverty rate continued fall in 2019, still topped national rate

The poverty rate in Arizona fell for the eighth straight year in 2019, to 13.5%, but while advocates welcomed that as “great news” they also cautioned that the state’s economic gains were not shared equally by all Arizonans. Despite the improvements, the Census Bureau numbers show Arizona’s poverty rate remained higher than the nation, where

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