State Will Expand Availability of Free Meals to 90,000 New Students this School Year

Published On: August 16th, 20220.4 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

As students and families prepare to head back to school in the fall, Governor Tim Walz today announced a new effort across state agencies that will make school meals available to approximately 90,000 additional students. More than 200,000 students on Medicaid will be automatically enrolled or re-enrolled to receive free meals at school. This new expansion of free meals for students is a result of the state applying and being accepted to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program this year.

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