Plan for permanent free school meals beyond 22-23 school year moves forward

Whether it will it come to fruition remains to be seen, as some have raised concerns about the potential cost.

News 12 Staff

Mar 2, 2023, 12:53 AM

Updated 454 days ago

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A bill has advanced out of the Legislature's Committee on Children aiming to make free school lunches permanent.
The bill, which now heads to the Appropriations Committee, looks to continue free meals after the emergency funding runs out at the end of this school year.
Whether it will it come to fruition remains to be seen, as some have raised concerns about the potential cost. 
The group School Meals 4 All CT says the state's existing income requirements for no-cost and reduced meals are outdated.


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