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Ariz. allocates $6.75M for free school meals

Dec. 18, 2022

The Arizona Department of Education has allocated $6.75 million in pandemic relief funds to provide free meals to students who qualify for reduced-cost school meals. "We all know it's harder for our students to succeed when they are hungry," said Melissa Sadorf, superintendent of the Stanfield Elementary School District, adding that providing nutritious meals can help address "mental health issues, impaired cognitive development and other chronic health conditions like diabetes."
 Full Story: The Arizona Republic (Phoenix) (tiered subscription model) (12/15)