How Will Food Stamp Cuts Affect People?

By OLIVIA FRANCO, age 9 Mentored by SARAH TODD The U.S. Department of Agriculture states that 45 percent of food stamp benefits go to children under the age of 18. PHOTO: Jaro Larnos There is a conflict between politicians who want to cut funding for food stamp...

Growing with Change in a Down Economy

By KIM GREEN Many younger Americans are learning how to deal with the changes in their families because of the recession. PHOTO: iStock The United States is currently in a recession (a long period of slow economic activity). Since 2008, people have been spending less...