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Thanks to everyone who nominated a deserving student for our 2015 Beat the Odds scholarship, and especially to those that shared their stories with us.
Applications are now under review. Please check back often for updates and announcements.
Ohio's rural poor children need help, too: editorial
August 13, 2014, The Plain Dealer
Ohio's rural poverty rates are rising, affecting children's health
August 11, 2014, WKSU public radio
Poverty leads to health problems for rural kids
August 8, 2014, Athens News-Messenger
July 23, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch
For nearly 40 years, the Children's Defense Fund has worked to improve the lives of all children.
Meet Indyasia Johnson, Cincinnati, OH, 2012 Beat the Odds® scholarship recipient.
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