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Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students

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During the school year, 30.3 million children receive free or reduced-price lunches at their public schools. For these students, the end of school raises the question—what's for lunch? Photo Illustration by Ruby Wallau/NPR hide caption

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