Universal Free School Meals: Ensuring that All Children Are Able to Learn

Source: Madeleine Levin, Jessie Hewins, Clearinghouse Review, March–April 2014
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From the abstract:
A growing number of schools offer all their students free meals through the new federal community eligibility option, which makes it easier for high-poverty schools to provide free breakfast and lunch and eliminate the administrative work associated with identifying and tracking each child’s eligibility for free or reduced-price meals. Advocates should use a variety of strategies to offer meals for free and eliminate barriers to participation, including stigma.