DC Schools Begin Dinner Service

The Washington, DC, Public Schools have begun offering dinner to some 10,000 students at 99 of its 123 school sites, reports the Washington Post. The meal program extension, which is costing about $5.7 million for the current school year, is designed to help alleviate childood hunger, reduce obesity and draw more students to afterschool programs, say district officials.

The program was

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