Chicago Votes To Give Nearly Half A Million Chicago Students Free Breakfast

01/29/2011 12:31 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Joel Hood and Monica Eng, Tribune Reporters

Chicago's school board on Wednesday adopted a sweeping new program to offer free breakfasts in the classrooms of Chicago Public Schools' 410,000 students, expanding a federally funded initiative aimed at giving kids from low-income families a healthier start to their day.