Children wait in line for food from Annamarie Manzo, top center, for a free school lunch at Overland Park Elementary School during a U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Meals free lunch program for children, ages 1-18. The Shawnee Mission School District opened up several schools for the program to address summer hunger. A 2016 Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count report, however, shows Kansas has slipped in its national ranking in caring for children.
Children wait in line for food from Annamarie Manzo, top center, for a free school lunch at Overland Park Elementary School during a U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Meals free lunch program for children, ages 1-18. The Shawnee Mission School District opened up several schools for the program to address summer hunger. A 2016 Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count report, however, shows Kansas has slipped in its national ranking in caring for children. David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Children wait in line for food from Annamarie Manzo, top center, for a free school lunch at Overland Park Elementary School during a U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Meals free lunch program for children, ages 1-18. The Shawnee Mission School District opened up several schools for the program to address summer hunger. A 2016 Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count report, however, shows Kansas has slipped in its national ranking in caring for children. David Eulitt The Kansas City Star

Kids in Kansas and Missouri deserve help, not program cuts

August 05, 2016 3:34 PM