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Who's Eating School Lunch?

These states had the most students participating in the federal government's National School Lunch Program.

More than 30 million students across the nation took part in the National School Lunch Program in fiscal 2016.

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in more than 100,000 public and nonā€profit private schools and residential child care institutions, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service.

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