The Stress of Student Debt

Do you think there is a student loan debt crisis in the U.S.?  No?  What if we told you that 40 million borrowers owe $1.2 trillion in student debt and 8 million borrowers are in default on $110 billion of that debt? Is inadequate student loan servicing contributing to the student loan default crisis?  Student […]

86 and Counting…

The Community Eligibility Provision also includes significant benefits for schools.  The measure reduces administrative costs because staff no longer collect, certify, or verify school meal applications.  The measure also increases efficiency.  For example, lunch lines move more quickly, helping schools overcome the challenges caused by short lunch periods. During its debut in Virginia, CEP was […]

Your Health: Overweight but Underfed can be Troubling Paradox

By Tammie Smith, Richmond Times-Dispatch At a conference focused on childhood obesity, LaTonya Reed’s presentation focused on the paradox of people being overweight or obese but at the same time being underfed or malnourished. Reed, director of Virginia Hunger Solutions, was one of the speakers at the Weight of the State youth obesity prevention conference […]

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