Report Finds More Low-Income Children Start Their Day With a Healthy School Breakfast; Too Many Still Missing Out

WASHINGTON, February 13, 2019 — On an average school day during the 2017–2018 school year, nearly 12.5 million low-income students participated in the national School Breakfast Program, an increase of 1.2 percent over the prior school year. In the 2017–2018 school year, 4 million more low-income children received school breakfast on an average day than a decade ago in the 2007–2008 school year.

What’s Missing from the President’s State of the Union Address?

WASHINGTON, February 6, 2019 — In his State of the Union address, the president failed to offer any recommendations to help people in all corners of the country who live paycheck to paycheck and struggle to make ends meet. The Administration must stop its attacks on SNAP, Medicaid, housing assistance, and other programs and improve their responsiveness to the ongoing struggles of the millions left unmentioned by the president.