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Emily Swanson

No Dignity In Low Wages, Poll Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paul Ryan says the government safety net may protect Americans from the vicissitudes of life, but that handouts leave people unfulfille...

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan's 'Brown Bag' Anecdote Seems To Have Been Purloined

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

[Laura Schroff, the author of "An Invisible Thread" -- the book from which Paul Ryan's anecdote described below was extracted -- contacted The Huffing...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Proposes That Poor Students Sweep Floors In Exchange For Lunch

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants kids to learn early in life that there's no such thing as a free lunch. To make sure they absorb that l...

All Boston Students To Receive Free Breakfast And Lunch

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

All Boston Public School District students will be eligible for both free breakfast and lunch this year, regardless of their financial status, the dis...

Bill Would Expand Free School Lunch To Weekends, Holidays

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Low-income children could get free lunches on weekends and holidays instead of only on school days under a bill introduced this week by ...

Dinner Is Now On The Menu In Nearly 200 California Schools

| Sue Frey | Posted 04.10.2012 | Education

This story comes to us courtesy of California's EdSource Extra. You've heard about free school lunches and breakfasts, but how about school suppers...

Line Grows Long For Free Meals At U.S. Schools

The New York Times | Sam Dillon | Posted 01.30.2012 | Education

Millions of American schoolchildren are receiving free or low-cost meals for the first time as their parents, many once solidly middle class, have los...