Thursday, November 3, 2011

Food Stamp Usage Across the United States on the Rise (Discussion Questions)

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/11/28/us/20091128-foodstamps.html

Find Crawford, Iowa, Richland, and Sauk counties in Wisconsin.
What percentage of children are receiving food assistance in these counties? Of these four counties, which county has the highest percentage of children on food assistance?
Staying in Wisconsin, find the county with the highest percentage of children receiving food assistance. What county is it?

What county and state has the highest percentage of people receiving food assistance?
What county and state has the highest percentage of children receiving food assistance?

According to the headline, what percentage of people are receiving food assistance in the United States? What percentage of children are receiving food assistance in the United States?
Read the full story here:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/29/us/29foodstamps.html

Make your voice heard here:
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/03/30/business/economy/2009-economy-words.html

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