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Boston Herald: Lawmakers lobbying for Breakfast After the Bell

April 30, 2017 / Press

When it comes to feeding disadvantaged kids a morning meal in the classroom, the Bay State ranks near the bottom nationally — a statistic that is fueling a push on Beacon Hill to require hundreds of schools in low-income neighborhoods to provide breakfast after the bell.

“For a lot of kids, the last meal they had was the lunch they had the previous day,” state Sen. Sal N. DiDomenico told the Herald yesterday. “This is a commonsense approach to helping kids get their first meal of the day.”

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