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May 18, 2014 12:00 AM

Jack Focht: Take advantage of school meal program

The childhood poverty rate has been climbing in Kansas for more than a decade. Right now, it’s up to 23 percent – that’s about 1 in 4 Kansas kids living below the paltry federal poverty level. These children and their families face countless struggles that come with being poor – one of the pressing of which is getting enough food to eat.

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