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1 year 5 days ago

Free breakfast bill clears State Senate

DENVER - Certain public schools in Colorado could soon be required to serve free breakfast to students during the start of the school day. House Bill 1006 , the Breakfast after the Bell bill, passed the State Senate Friday after clearing the House last month. Beginning in the fall...

3 years 3 months ago

Free breakfasts for needy kids dropped in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers facing a gaping budget deficit have decided to end free breakfasts for needy children funded by the state Department of Education. The budget-writing Joint Budget Committee on Thursday decided against spending an additional $124,229 to subsidize the Start Smart Nutrition Program. The Denver...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado promoting free breakfasts for kids

Most kids in Colorado who could be getting free breakfasts and summer lunches aren't getting the meals, and state officials are working to change that. Gov. Bill Ritter joined hunger activists Tuesday to promote the state's free breakfast and summer lunches for kids in need. Activists say that only...

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