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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.
Poverty and Ohio's kids delineated in report
September 8, 2014, The Columbus Dispatch
Study: Sandusky County kids less likely to live in poverty, become teen mothers
September 8, 2014, The News-Messenger
Child poverty still a big problem in Ohio
September 8, 2014, 610 WTVN News Radio
Franklin County Child Poverty Rates Up
September 8, 2014, WOSU public radio
Appalachia and metropolitan areas have state's worst child well-being
September 8, 2014, WKSU 89.7
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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