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Free school meals for all here to stay in California

Original post made on Jul 29, 2021

With 1 in every 6 children facing hunger in the U.S., California is the first state to promise every public school student -- all 6 million of them -- free school meals.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 29, 2021, 9:33 AM


Posted by Weifeng Pan
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 29, 2021 at 10:19 am

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Just watch how much of the free food ends up in the waste bin.

Posted by Barron Park dad
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 29, 2021 at 1:38 pm

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The callout in the article about "lunch shaming" made me cringe. There is a special place in a very hot place for adults who would do that to a child.

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Jul 30, 2021 at 1:05 pm

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How sad than an adult(s) would ever shame a child. I hope he/she isn't a parent.