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Cleveland youths get free breakfast and lunch during coronavirus shutdown

The CMSD has set up 22 sites where students and anyone juvenile, regardless of school or enrollment status, can eat breakfast and lunch.

CLEVELAND — Monday was the first day that Cleveland schools passed out lunches and a breakfast for the next day to kids under the age of 18.

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has set up 22 sites where students and anyone juvenile, regardless of school or enrollment status, can eat breakfast and lunch, while also getting more instruction.

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Shuttle buses are being provided for families at all pre-K to 8th grade school buildings.

Dinners will also be served at all 21 city recreation centers.

The program is set to continue as long as the schools are out of session.

Security will be provided.

3News talked with CMSD CEO Eric Gordon on Monday. You can watch the interview in the player above. 

For more information, visit: https://www.clevelandmetroschools.org/coronavirus

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