More CMS students applying for free and reduced lunch - | WBTV Charlotte

More CMS students applying for free and reduced lunch

As the new school year approaches, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools' Child Nutrition Services Department reports a significant increase in families needing assistance. 

They have processed more than 13,000 new applications which is a record number.

All new at on WBTV News at 5:30, Education Reporter Dedrick Russell will explain what leaders say is the reason for the increase and what they are doing to make sure no one takes advantage of the system.

Powered by Frankly