Equity & Diversity

For Many Who Rely on School Meals, Summer Can Mean Going Hungry (Video)

By Mike Bock — August 08, 2017 1 min read

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.


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