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Following a week-long absence from school, HISD students will be returning Tuesday, Sept. 5 and with the assistance of National School Lunch/Breakfast Program, a federal food program, will be receiving free breakfast, lunch, and dinner from their schools.

“Some of the areas that are the hardest hit are filled with working parents whose limited funds will need to go toward recovery efforts…This waiver will give our families one less concern as they begin the process of restoring their lives.”

-Houston ISD Superintendent Richard Carranza

For more information, read here.