Advocates Push for Universal Free School Meals to ‘Reduce the Stigma’

Peggy Redcliff of East Hampton Public Schools advocating for free school meals, at the budget committee on Tuesday (CT-N)


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EAST HAMPTON – Peggy Redcliffe, who works for East Hampton Public Schools, said she once knew a third-grader who came to school every day with only snacks in her lunch box. When asked why, she said h...

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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.