Four Things President Biden Can Do for Students’ Wellbeing

By Mamiko Vuillemin and Timothy Barchak for Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

After a tumultuous election season, former Vice President Joe Biden is the president-elect of the United States.

In the past, Biden has vowed to invest in schools, students, and local food systems. Furthermore, Biden’s predecessor, President Donald Trump, spent much of his four years in office undermining access to healthy food and making it harder for families to put food on the table. The first 100 days of Biden’s presidency are an opportune time for the president-elect to take steps toward ensuring all our nation’s kids have access to delicious, nutritious food at school.

Here’s what the new administration can do for kids and families.