The Super Food Express bus travels from nine to 12 schools in Mobile County, Ala., to ensure children are fed healthy meals when school is out of session. The bus is part of the USDA’s summer food program, which President Obama says needs additional funding.
It’s a challenge making sure that low-income children who get free- and reduced-priced meals during the school year continue to get fed during the summer months.
Government meal programs served 3.8 million children on an average summer day last year — far fewer than the 22 million children who got subsidized meals during the school year.
Now, the Obama administration wants to change that. The President will propose i…