From USAToday: Schools becoming the 'last frontier' for hungry kids


America's schools are no longer just a place for students to learn their ABCs.

They are also increasingly where children eat their three squares.

The classroom has become a dining room as more children attending public schools live in poverty. More than half of students in public schools — 51% — were in low-income families in 2013, according to a study by the Southern Education Foundation.

In southwestern Wisconsin alone, one in five children face hunger and food insecurity. 

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