This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
Friday update: The Inquirer continues its coverage with an article today about the growing chorus of opposition amongst elected officials from Pennsylvania. Comment below with your thoughts on the program and what we can do to continue it in Philly. Read more of the Notebook‘s coverage.
The Inquirer reported Sunday that the Obama adminstration’s Department of Agriculture supports the Bush administration’s plan to end the universal feeding program. The Notebook blogged about the possible end to the program in March and there is a piece about participation in the meal program and activists working to ensure universal feeding continues in the Summer edition of the Notebook.