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Houston has a school spending problem, and ‘free lunches’ won’t fix it

AUGUST 23, 2018 | by Jonathan Butcher | THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION

“… Houston officials earlier this month announced that every child is eligible for free school breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Federal taxpayers are paying for the meals through an Obama-era program called the Community Eligibility Provision. … A government report found taxpayer-funded federal lunch and breakfast programs have improper payment rates of nearly 16 percent and 25 percent, respectively.”

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