USDA extension of free lunches gives schools something to count on

Apr 22, 2021
An estimated 12 million children in the United States don't always have enough to eat.
Some schools districts ended up feeding fewer students overall than when all schooling was in person. With many students returning to in-person school, this will no doubt change during the 2021-2022 school year.
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Schools open their doors to young flood victims

Aug 30, 2017
More than 120 school districts remain closed Wednesday as a result of Tropical Storm Harvey, according to Texas education officials. In Houston, public schools aren’t expected to open until after Labor Day at the earliest, affecting more than 200,000 kids. Meanwhile, dry schools in nearby towns and cities are opening their doors to evacuees.  Click […]

How a tax on health plans may lead to higher wages

Sep 7, 2015
(It may lead to higher out-of-pocket health costs, too.)