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Backpacks of Food for Homeless Students

In the Cleveland Public Schools, almost 2,000 students are homeless. That means about 1% of the district's total student population struggles with food and shelter problems. With many more students eligible for free or reduced price lunches, school officials say "food insecurity" influences not only the personal lives of students but their academic success as well. This fall, the Cleveland Food Bank stepped in, starting two pilot programs in the city to give needy students backpacks full of food for their weekends. ideastream's Lisa Ann Pinkerton reports.