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Published August 29, 2013, 08:03 PM

Author helps Crookston better understand poverty

Her book has sold more than one and a half million copies. Thursday, the author of "A Framework For Understanding Poverty" helped educators in Crookston better understand the issue.

Her book has sold more than one and a half million copies. Thursday, the author of "A Framework For Understanding Poverty" helped educators in Crookston better understand the issue. Ruby Payne says education is the best weapon for breaking the cycle of poverty.

More than a hundred educators and others from the community took part in the seminar.

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