Identify 3 problems with the official measure of poverty (OPM) in the United States. 2. Using this website: Poverty USA: Interactive Poverty Map
Identify where in the US are poverty rates the highest What are poverty rates for YOUR STATE how does your state rank in the US which groups are at highest risk of poverty Look up these same numbers in another state
Discuss and compare these two states and to the national numbers Zoom in on your state using the county-level view describe what these county-level numbers reveal about poverty in your state
Discuss how some of the problems with measuring poverty (that you described above) are reflected in the poverty rates across geographical areas.