More resources needed this fall for school meals to feed California’s children | #covid19 | #kids | #childern

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Many school children in California rely on the nutrition they receive from school meals; schools and families will need more resources to feed their kids this fall.

By Kathy Saile and

Kathy Saile is the California director for No Kid Hungry, a national anti-hunger campaign,

Barbara Friedrich, Special to CalMatters

Barbara Friedrich is a retired LAUSD principal who sits on No Kid Hungry’s council of School Breakfast Champions,

One question unites every American family right now: whether and how their children will be going back to school this fall. In California, that question is easily answered: at least 90% of students will start the school year with full-time distance learning. 

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