More than 75 percent of school districts reported school lunch debt in the previous school year, and 40 percent say their debt is growing.
The rule would slash benefits for those families that do not quite meet the program's poverty threshold, but are still food insecure.
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The Union of Concerned Scientists warns that extreme heat days will become more frequent and severe if carbon emissions continue at current levels.
Two new books argue that the attention economy is unsustainable—for people, and for the planet.
Women and minority farmers and ranchers receive disproportionately less credit than their white male counterparts.
Food insecurity increases in the summer, but providers who want to get free meals to kids say they're restricted by an onerous and outdated program.
The program is the first in the country to introduce drug testing as an eligibility requirement.
An innovative new study suggests that the benefits of employment should be shared widely, even in a future where jobs are scarce.
New research casts doubt on the trendy diagnosis of "hopelessness."
As more students search for their next meal, there's increasing demand for programs that go beyond the food pantry.
On Wednesday, Sanders picked up the mantle from FDR, arguing that only democratic socialism can provide true freedom—and a bulwark against despotism.
A big new report debunks a number of generational clichés about Millennials—but emphasizes the economic struggles they still face.
Arnade demonstrates the virtues of a journalism based on empathy. But he also shows that empathy alone is insufficient without a sharper historical and political analysis.
The roughly 40 million Americans who use food assistance programs are also helping to create jobs.
A new memo could have a chilling effect on both family-based immigration and participation in public-benefit programs.
People gather to ask the McDonald’s corporation to raise workers' wages to a $15 minimum wage as well as demand the right to a union on May 23rd, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
An annual Federal Reserve Board report found that more Americans are financially secure in 2018. Most of them are white.
Two separate studies highlight Sri Lanka's increased risk to changing weather patterns that are driving extensive changes in both living standards and livelihoods.