When school is back in session, free lunches will stop for some at-risk children.
Children too young to attend school and the newly vulnerable peers of students enrolled in free and reduced-cost breakfast and lunch programs will no longer be eligible to receive food through a federally funded program that has helped keep them fed since March.
A federal waiver that took effect after schools closed to provide free food for all children through food boxes distributed by emergency providers at drive-up sites around the region ends Aug. 31 or the first day of school, whichever is earlier. Schools will shift back to the regular school-year programs that provide food only for enrolled students.
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