In India, education and the free school-lunch program help foster an environment of tolerance.
PRI's The World
On July 16, 2013, the death by pesticide of 23 Indian schoolchildren exposed the tragic shortcomings of India's program of free school lunches. No one disputes that the program itself is essential.
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