Leveraging federal nutrition programs has been a smart, efficient solution to address childhood hunger at Highland View Elementary School in Bristol, Virginia. Now more than ever, many of our students depend on the meals they receive at school for their daily nutrition. And without proper nutrition and access to food, these students will not enjoy equitable opportunities in education and healthier lifestyles that all children deserve.


School Meals: A Basic Ingredient for Equity





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