Effects of SNAP Changes

By Madeline St. Armour 


Upcoming changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal food stamp program, are expected to affect nearly 700,000 Americans.

College students — among the neediest — will be among them.

Some higher education policy experts argue that it’s already complicated for students to decipher whether they qualify for public benefits, and the rule change from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which runs SNAP, scheduled to take place in April will only make matters more difficult.

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