Community eligibility cutback would hit 7,000 schools

In only its second year of availability nationwide, more than 18,000 schools in high-poverty areas are utilizing the Community Eligibility Provision to provide free breakfast and lunch to all of their students, a total of 8.5 million pupils. Nearly 40 percent of those schools, however, would be disqualified under a proposal drafted by the Republican-controlled… » Read More

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