USDA Grant Funds Study of Full-Day/All-Year School Meals

Pilot in Virginia will gauge impact of summer, weekend/holiday and three daily meals.

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a $8.8 million grant to the Virginia Dept. of Education to implement its Virginia Hunger-Free Kids Act Demonstration Project, which is designed to test the impact of providing three school meals a day to all children in select schools during the school year, food for weekends and school breaks and more resources for low-income households to purchase food

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