Essay on Outline: Lyndon B. Johnson and Cash Reimbursements

Submitted By Sarah-Amos
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Poverty, Hunger and Education
By Sarah Amos

Slide 2: In 2012
46.5 mil people are in poverty
26.5 mil people ages 18-64
3.9 mil seniors 65 and older were in poverty
16.1 mil children under 18 were in poverty. Approx. 22% or 1 in 4
Slide 3: Arizona
Poverty line in US is 11,490 for a household of 1. Add an addition 4,020 per person. House of 4 is 23,550
Arizona is ties for 6th worst poverty rate in the US. 19% of Arizonians live in poverty. 1.2 million with 783,255 children
There are almost half as many adults as there are children living in poverty in AZ. There are 416,745 adults to 783,255 children
Slide 4: Myths and stereotypes
Slide 5: Graph
Children living in poverty have a higher number of absenteeism.
Generally students who miss school have lower test scores. When prison predict for beds in a facility for the next decade, they use the 3rd grade reading scores.
Slide 6: Graph
A higher percent of young people without a H.S. diploma live in poverty. Only 24% of young people who finished school live in poverty
Total earnings of people with a higher education.
Slide 7: National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Signed into law by President Harry S Truman in 1946
The USDA gives cash reimbursements to schools who are participating
Qualification is based on food insecurity. Explain food insecurity.
Served an average of 31 million children per day in 2012
Slide 8: School Breakfast Program (SBP)
Piloted in 1966 and was implemented in 1975 by President Lyndon B. Johnson as a part of the Child Nutrition Act
The USDA gives cash reimbursements to schools who are participating
Served approximately 25 million children each day
Slide 9: Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
Implemented in 1978
The name was officially changed to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in 1989 to reflect the adult component of this program. Child