Tag: school meals

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

K-12 federal funding sees 5.6% increase for FY 2023

January 4, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

For the largest of the federal K-12 programs, Biden had asked Congress to double Title I funding to $36.5 billion, but lawmakers agreed to $18.4 billion total — a $850 million increase over FY 2022. The next largest K-12 spending […]


These 3 charts illustrate universal school meals’ impact

September 12, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Though pandemic-era universal school meal waivers expired June 30, the policy’s impact on the nation’s children is still being analyzed. Recently released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service shows food insecurity rates among children across race […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

More states expanding students’ access to free school meals

January 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A Vermont bill that would make school meals free for all students is just one example of how anti-hunger advocates are pushing in the direction of universal school meals. Concerns over lunch shaming, unpaid meal debt and proposals from the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Free school meals can improve students’ health

May 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

CEP participation has been increasing since it was introduced in 2014-15, from 14,000 schools in 2,200 districts to 18,800 schools in almost 3,000 districts the following year, according to the study. In addition to relieving schools of the need to […]