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 Economic Research Service collects data on how many Americans lack access to food. When the agency moves to Kansas City, former employees say all of it could be lost.
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increases in the summer, but providers who want to get free meals to kids say they're restricted by an onerous and outdated program.
As more students search for their next meal, there's increasing demand for programs that go beyond the food pantry.
A new memo could have a chilling effect on both family-based immigration and participation in public-benefit programs.
New analysis of federal data shows the largest single-year decrease in WIC's history. Participation is down in SNAP and the school lunch program too.
Thirty-six percent of university and 46 percent of community-college students have insecure housing.
Volunteers prepare a free meal at a soup kitchen in Buenos Aires during a protest against the government of Argentine President Mauricio Macri.
Zimbabwe receives $150 million in U.S. aid funding annually to combat food insecurity and support climate resilience programs for 2.1 million people.