It's National School Breakfast Week.
As the recession worsens, millions of parents have lost jobs and can no longer afford to give their kids two or three dollars a day to eat meals at school.
The School Nutrition Association found almost 8 in 10 school districts got more applications for free lunch this year.
The federal government reimburses them - but doesn't fully cover the cost.
With so many parents out of work, some groups suggest free lunch for all students, but others say states can't afford it.
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