While the nutrition waivers served their purpose during the height of the pandemic, they are scheduled to expire on June 30. Despite the impending date, many school divisions in Virginia are pressing forward and offering free meals to students while school isn’t in session.
In the wake of the tragic Uvalde, Texas shooting, families across the commonwealth are figuring out how to best talk about the shooting with their children. Feelings of grief, anger, hopelessness, and sadness can overpower and overwhelm even the strongest person, because we are all human.
Rep. Abigail Spanberger introduced bipartisan legislation through the Keeping School Meals Flexible Act, which would give schools increased flexibility to continue serving meals to students safely and efficiently.