PBS NewsHour

Congress extends school lunch program, but maybe too late

Clip: 06/25/2022 | 3m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Congress voted Friday to extend the pandemic-era school meal waivers program, credited with providing millions of children access to free meals, narrowly averting a June deadline. Advocates say the delay in passing the extension has already jeopardized access to summer meals for nearly 7 million children. Geoff Bennett speaks with Wilfred Chan of the Guardian about the latest developments.

Aired: 06/25/22

Rating: NR

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