school meals

“Send this back and do better.’ Advocates criticize Ohio Senate’s version of state budget

BY: - June 13, 2023

Angry. Frustrated. Disappointed. Disturbed.  Those were the words various advocates used to describe the Ohio Senate’s version of the budget, which was released last week.  “When I first saw a draft of this, it was so bad I thought it was a mistake,” Michael Corey, executive director of the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County […]

Student hunger is pervasive in Ohio

BY: - April 6, 2023

Student hunger looks different in every school district in Ohio, but legislative intervention could resolve the issues, from the funding gap to the stigma attached to meal support, advocates say. Districts across the state have held fundraisers to pay down unpaid meal accounts, and alternatives to hot meals are available, often in the form of […]