Free School Meals for All? Colorado Lawmakers Want to Make That a Reality

Chalkbeat Colorado | Jason Gonzales

“This is an incredible opportunity for our kids to continue to get access to meals and not have to worry about whether or not their families can afford it.”

Gonzales discusses the pros and cons of the newly proposed Senate Bill 87 that would provide universal free lunch across Colorado school districts. If Colorado is accepted into a federal pilot program to provide these free meals, the program would start in the 2023-24 school year.

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