Child Hunger

Read: Where Does Your County Rank Regarding Disadvantaged Children?

Where Does Your County Rank Regarding Disadvantaged Children?

A new report from Save the Children ranked 2,600 U.S. counties based on hunger, school dropout, teen pregnancy and early death among kids.

Read: P.A. School District Says Parents Must Pay Lunch Debt, Threatens Foster Care

P.A. School District Says Parents Must Pay Lunch Debt, Threatens Foster Care

The Wyoming Valley West School District told parents if they didn’t clear their lunch debt their children could potentially be placed in foster care.

Read: Ind. School District Turns Unused Cafeteria Food into Take-Home Meals

Ind. School District Turns Unused Cafeteria Food into Take-Home Meals

Elkhart School District has partnered with a local non-profit to provide underprivileged students with meals to take home over the weekend.

Read: GAO Report: Gov’t Must Do More to Combat Hunger on College Campuses

GAO Report: Gov’t Must Do More to Combat Hunger on College Campuses

A new report from the GAO found in 2016, two million college students who qualified for food assistance did not receive the benefits.

Read: How School Police and Social Workers Can Partner to Improve Campus Security

How School Police and Social Workers Can Partner to Improve Campus Security

In this video, social workers discuss how issues like hunger and mental health issues impact school security, and how social workers and campus police can work together to improve student safety.

Read: Childhood Food Insecurity Is Still a Big Problem

Childhood Food Insecurity Is Still a Big Problem

Food insecurity intensifies in the summer months when school-age children lose access to breakfasts and lunches provided by their campuses.

Read: Survey: Hunger Among College Students on the Rise

Survey: Hunger Among College Students on the Rise

Researchers say the findings can be attributed to increasing college costs, inadequate aid packages and a growing enrollment of low-income students.

Read: UC Irvine Opens Largest Food Pantry in Calif. School System

UC Irvine Opens Largest Food Pantry in Calif. School System

A 2015 survey found that 19 percent of students in the UC school system have experienced reduced food intake due to limited resources.

Study: Food Security a Problem for 7 in 10 Univ. of California Employees

The survey results could play a role in worker contract negotiations set to take place in November.

Read: Study Finds Hunger Issues among College Students

Study Finds Hunger Issues among College Students

The authors say food insecurity is more widespread on college campuses than most people think.

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