Canceling school lunch debt would have meaningful impact for children’s health
Making sure children have access to healthy school lunches is key in the fight against childhood obesity, writes Dr. Leila Hilal.
Fetterman introduces legislation to cancel school lunch debt
U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) has introduced legislation, along with Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) that would cancel school lunch debt nationwide. The bill would apply to all “debt,” incurred under the National School Lunch Program, which operates at public and nonprofit private schools. “‘School lunch debt’ is a term so absurd […]
Eligible Pa. families to see relief after COVID-19 disrupted school meal programs
The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the P-EBT plan for the 2021-22 school year, the state Department of Human Services announced Wednesday.