It has been little more than a month on the job for students returning to or starting school in Hopkins School District #270; it has been about four months for the district’s new superintendent, Dr. Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed. The first few weeks in her new job have been very busy, scheduling meetings with faculty and parents and crisscrossing district sites in seven different … [Read more...]
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Throughout the school year, children are guaranteed access to balanced meals; those children go without adequate nutrition over the summer. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 13.1 million children under age 18 are living in “food-insecure families.” Not all of those families are eligible for Federal Assistance. Moreover, a food-insecure child is more … [Read more...]