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Qualifying for a free lunch in Massachusetts

320,000

Students statewide who qualified for free or reduced lunch in the 2010-2011 school year

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$796

Amount of weekly gross income for a family of four to qualify for free or reduced lunch for the 2011-2012 school year.

$2.82

Amount a school district is reimbursed for free lunch

Source: Massachusetts Department of Education; local school districts.

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