Program offers meals, community connections to poor students

01/3/2010 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

Police in Arlington, Texas, are providing free meals for children in a low-income neighborhood in the hopes of establishing a positive connection between officers and students. The program is part of an initiative to connect residents with community resources, and it includes satellite libraries for students and a leadership program at an area high school. According to district officials, almost 90% of the neighborhood's students are considered "economically disadvantaged."

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