Opinion: Hungry Children Need Healthy School Meals to Thrive: A pandemic-era program that supported hungry children is set to disappear at the end of June. Pediatricians urge a new focus on food for kids. – Columns

“I just don’t know what we’re going to do. How will we get by?” Desmond’s mother sat across from me, her son’s pediatrician, during his annual well-child check. “The free breakfast and lunch at school has been a lifesaver for me financially and Desmond seems happier and more energetic. If we did not have access … Read more

Free meals face curbs in Kyrene, Tempe Union | News

The universal free meals that Kyrene and Tempe Union have been providing to their students for two years could end this summer, as it could end for virtually all schools. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) apparently told fellow Republicans the program was never intended to be permanent and many Senate Republicans object to the … Read more