How coronavirus and school closures affect low-income students’ access to food

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For some low-income students, school is the only place where they can get a full meal. But the coronavirus pandemic is leading public schools to close. Where does that leave these students and their families? The United States Department of Agriculture is stepping in to help. Bettina Elias Siegel writes about this in her article for Civil Eats.

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Evan Kleiman

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