Opportunity gaps increase for poor children

  Photo by Kaitlyn BaileyPoverty affects more than a child’s home life; it also affects the behavior of adolescents in many different ways. In Columbia, 15.4 percent of children 18-and-under are living in impoverished conditions, according to 2016 data collected by the City of Columbia. These numbers are still rising. “For kids who are exposed to poverty [...]