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Activists want Hillsborough School District to join program ensuring free breakfast & lunch for students

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On the first day of school, in Hillsborough County and throughout the state, activists in stood in front of Miles Elementary School in North Tampa. They were there to call on the Hillsborough County School District to get with the program — the community eligibility program, to be specific — which allows qualifying high-poverty schools to offer breakfast and lunch at no charge to all students without having to collect and process individual meal applications. “We have a bureaucratic problem right now,” said…

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