Starvation Doesn’t End In a Pandemic

Chalkbeat Detroit | Eleanore Catolico

“This is going to have a very harmful effect on our children and families who are struggling during the pandemic. To limit the necessary feeding of children at any time is reprehensible. In a pandemic, it’s an outrage.”

Since spring, families across the country have relied on the contact-free programs that replaced school meals during the pandemic. Now that the U.S. Department of Education is calling for schools to limit meals to in-person learners, children in remote or hybrid learning may not have access to this essential service. This article from Chalkbeat Detroit shares how lawmakers and educators in Michigan are calling for flexibility in how schools provide meals to families in need.

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