Origin of poverty level
OTHER WORDS FROM poverty levelpov·er·ty-lev·el, adjective
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How to use poverty level in a sentence
It takes into account poverty levels, a crucial factor that heavily influences a school’s test scores.
Research consistently shows that a school’s poverty level is one of the greatest predictors of test scores, meaning test scores go down as poverty levels rise.
More than 90 percent of students there live near the federal poverty line, but score much higher in reading and math on California’s standardized tests than its poverty level predicts it should.
In other words, it scored 67 points higher than its poverty level predicts it should.
Based on the test scores and poverty level of all other schools in the county, Edison’s combined reading and math score should be 62 points below the state’s proficiency benchmark, to be exact.
If she got caught with a shank, they would up her custody level.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Getting men to do their share of care and domestic work is a key overlooked strategy in reducing poverty.
However, the Air Force is so strapped for people that the ratio has dropped below even that reduced level.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It demands an end to poverty and racial injustice, to which we are totally committed in our time.
The losers have always been children in poverty, children of color, and children with disabilities.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And our views of poverty and social betterment, or what is possible and what is not, are still largely conditioned by it.
In the old world, poverty seemed, and poverty was, the natural and inevitable lot of the greater portion of mankind.
He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.