There has been some criticism of the federal government’s Community Eligibility Provision Expansion Project (CEPEP), which lets schools with large numbers of free-or-reduced meal eligible students to provide them to everyone who attends.

One of those critiques has been suggesting that it can increase obesity.

Uh, no…

2 Breakfasts May Be Better Than None For School Kids is an NPR segment that discusses those critiques and reports on new research finding the exact opposite results occur:


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