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Free meals for students in 2021-2022 school year

4/26/2021

The Department received approval to offer free breakfast and free lunch to all students attending schools on the national school lunch program through the entire 2021-2022 school year. This opportunity continues the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Ohio Department of Education’s dedication to meeting the needs of the whole child during the COVID-19 pandemic. The expanded program will provide nutritious meals to all students with fewer barriers, serving children learning in person and remotely. For more information, schools can contact their assigned education program specialists from the Office of Integrated Student Supports at 1-800-808-6325.