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“At its peak, 18.5 million kids relied on Pandemic-EBT, which began under the Trump administration and continued under President Biden. The program gave families forced home a debit-card benefit to use at the grocery store, for some online food shopping or even at farmers markets. Now the program is flagging. Most states have not applied for the school year that began in September. Experts say the pandemic has changed in ways that make maintaining the program an impossible burden for already strapped administrators.” WaPo (Gift Article): Biden renewed a free program to feed needy kids. Most states haven’t even applied. (Running a school system during good times is hard. During a pandemic, it’s brutal. Our systems are exhausted.)

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