US schools fight food insecurity

School children in the US are returning to their classes and to meals they may not be able to afford at home.

Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 00:37
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As many as 21 million school children in America are poor. 

For food, they mainly rely on the government’s feeding scheme.
But during the two-month long summer break, those meals are available to only a small fraction of those suffering from what the government describes as "food insecurity."

AL Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Baltimore.


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