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Report: Government should do more to combat hunger in college

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Citing widespread evidence of hunger on college campuses, a federal report released Wednesday urged officials to work with states and colleges to help more students get access to government food assistance.

The Government Accountability Office, an investigative agency that works for Congress, found nearly 2 million students from low-income backgrounds who were potentially eligible for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2016 but did not receive the benefits.

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