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District 211 Welcomes Long-term Benefits of New School Breakfast and Lunch Regulations

The average high school student is incredibly busy. When the first school buses arrive at 7:00 a.m., students start to prepare for their day. Between homework, extra curricular activities, athletics, and an after school job, students are constantly on the go until late in the evening. For many District 211 students, home is a place where they can refuel and recharge by grabbing whole, healthy meals to power them through their busy day. However, there are many students who do not have access to adequate food sources at home for several reasons. Among District 211’s 12,000-plus student population, more than 30 percent qualify for free and reduced ...