Philly Fights for Universal Feeding

Opposition to the Obama administration’s plans to end Philadelphia's 17-year-old Universal Feeding school-meal program is growing, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. The initiative would require Philadelphia to begin collecting applications from families applying for free and reduced meals. Under Universal Feeding, all students in 200 Philadelphia schools where at least 72 percent of children are from impoverished families get free meals.

Opponents of the change, like Sen. Arlen Spect

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