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Lessons learned from the universal free school meals program

Students get lunch of homemade pizza and caesar salad at the Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School, in Essex Junction, Vt., Thursday, June 9, 2022.
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Students get lunch of homemade pizza and caesar salad at the Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School, in Essex Junction, Vt., Thursday, June 9, 2022.

Thanks to a pandemic program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, over the past two years about 90% of schools were able to serve free meals to all students regardless of income. But that came to an end this summer.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher we are taking a look at the lessons learned from the two-year experiment in universal free school meals.

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Related Link:
Columbus City Schools Grab and Go meal sites

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