Hampton Roads schools will continue to provide free meals this school year

Virginia Department of Education records show eight Hampton Roads school divisions enrolled all their schools in a federal program that gives students free breakfasts and lunches.  Norfolk is the latest school system to confirm its continued participation. All of the city’s public schools will participate.  According to the Virginia Poverty Law Center, this Community Eligibility Provision reduces the stigma for children from low-income families by not singling them out to receive free meals. The U.