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Free school meals for all here to stay in California

Original post made on Aug 6, 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.

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Posted by Parent and Voter
a resident of Danville
on Aug 6, 2021 at 7:25 am

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1 in 6 facing hunger means that 5 in 6 are not facing hunger.
Of course we want all children to be fed properly but is this an overly broad 'fix'?
I would assume food stamps would be available to those in need and that this assistance should address the problem. If not, then I wonder why. Curious.

Posted by IM2Curious
a resident of San Ramon
on Aug 9, 2021 at 7:36 am

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This is pure insanity! How can California afford yet another “free” program! The best way to see California? …in my rear view mirror! Adios, CA!