TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - At least 48 county school districts in Florida will be serving free meals to all students for the next month as classes resume after Hurricane Irma.
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam says meals will be available to students through the National School Lunch Program.
State officials say as many as 3,000 schools and 2.5 million students may benefit. The counties include the hardest-hit by Irma: Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Collier.
Miami-area students returned to school Monday.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho posted on Twitter that power and air conditioning had been restored to all schools. One middle school remained closed Monday for cleaning.
In the Florida Keys and southwest Florida, students are expected to miss another week of school