Young students at Alice Birney Elementary School sit in a circle in November, 2015. A new report highlights the challenges Fresno County schools face in teaching students living in poverty.
Young students at Alice Birney Elementary School sit in a circle in November, 2015. A new report highlights the challenges Fresno County schools face in teaching students living in poverty. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
Young students at Alice Birney Elementary School sit in a circle in November, 2015. A new report highlights the challenges Fresno County schools face in teaching students living in poverty. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

Poverty nothing new to Fresno County, but it’s especially tough for kids, report says

November 15, 2016 12:01 AM