A new report says Mississippi ranks among the top in the nation in providing free breakfasts to school children. The report, compiled by the Food Research Action Center, ranks Mississippi fifth in the nation in providing free breakfasts to students who also receive lunch assistance.
Mississippi schools provided breakfast to 158-thousand-430 students last year. The report says more than six point five million low-income children nationally were served a free or reduced-price breakfast at school in 2000. State Superintendent of Education Richard Thompson says he's pleased with the state's ability to supply breakfast to so many students.
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