Republicans are using employee achievement awards and parking benefits to pay for a corporate tax cut.
A House committee approved a controversial change to the way low-income children would qualify.
As a child I hated not being allowed into the segregated library in my hometown. But I am honored and grateful that today the Marlboro County Public Library -- the Marian Wright Edelman Library in Bennettsville, SC -- provides a panoply of early childhood and adult literacy programs.
Spring is almost in full swing and summer is just around the corner. Millions of children in America can't wait for summer vacation, but for millions of poor children who rely on school meals it's a mixed blessing.
Subsidizing customers makes perfect sense if it enables a company to create such a huge scale that it is possible to provide exceptional value for money, either through price reduction or through product enhancement.
Food insecure children are more likely to be behind in social skills and reading performance in kindergarten. By elementary school they are four times more likely to need mental health counseling.