During the school year, roughly 22 million children in the United States get free- and reduced-price lunch. But in the summer, just 4 million have access to subsidized meals. In this report for PBS NewsHour, correspondent Lisa Stark traveled to Plattsmouth, Neb., to see how programs are working to fill the summer hunger gap.
- Many Kids Who Eat Free School Lunches Have Few Options When School’s Out
- Summer Meals Programs for Poor Children Grow, But Unmet Need Persists
- Obama-Era Nutrition Standards Loosened for School Meals
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