Mich. allocates $160M for free school meals
August 21, 2023
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed a bipartisan education budget, providing $160 million to offer all 1.4 million public school students in the state free breakfast and lunch for one school year, aiming to eliminate meal stigma and address food insecurity. School districts and food pantries are welcoming the move, highlighting its positive impact on students' well-being and learning.