Senate Education Panel to Exam Issues Involving Food in Pennsylvania Schools

The Senate Education Committee will hold a public hearing on Food in Education at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 23, in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in Harrisburg, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc Jr., chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

Langerholc said the hearing will focus on food in education and how it impacts students’ learning.  In addition, testifiers will highlight summer food programs, backpack programs, food waste and the financial aspects of food in education.

Among those scheduled to testify are school district officials, representatives of the state Departments of Agriculture and Education, and food assistance groups.



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