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Iowa schools look to donations to pay for some student meals

A bill approved by the Iowa Legislature last week targets so-called "lunch shaming," where students whose families owe money are singled out, given inferior meals or even have their food dumped in the garbage.

Free breakfasts, lunches for Hamilton Elementary students

Students at La Crosse's Hamilton Elementary School, which is on a 45/15 schedule, started school Tuesday. There are plenty of worries that come with the first day, but affording lunch won't be one of them.