News-Herald: Summer Food Service Program provides nutrition for students

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News-Herald: Summer Food Service Program provides nutrition for students

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants to remind Ohio residents that the Summer Food Service Program can provide nutritious meals or snacks for students who might not be able to have access to them while school is out.

The federal nutrition program is run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which operates the program at more than 1,200 sites in the state, said Brown, D-Ohio.

According to data released by the Ohio Department of Education, which administers the program in Ohio, more than 815,000 Ohio students received free or reduced-price lunches through the National School Lunch Program in the 2012-13 school year.

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