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Ohio District Feeds Students Over Break

By The Associated Press — January 06, 2009 1 min read

An Ohio school district says the economy is so tight it has kept its cafeterias open during the holiday break to provide hot lunches for needy students. It’s the first time North College Hill School district outside Cincinnati has kept its lunch lines going through the holiday break. Officials say two-thirds of the district’s 1,600 students are economically disadvantaged, up from fewer than one in 10 a decade ago.

A version of this article appeared in the January 07, 2009 edition of Education Week