The New York Times, By Kirsten Lodal

One aspect of the case for food stamps that was not mentioned is the positive multigenerational effects that food stamps can provide for families.

Studies show that stable access to food, like food stamps or subsidized lunch programs, can have profound effects on our country’s education systems and young children’s ability to succeed in school. The better children do in school at early ages, the more likely they are to graduate from high school, attend college and support their own families.

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