As universal free school meals end, are Wisconsin families ready for it?

Elected officials and advocates debate the fate of free school meals that provided relief to families during the pandemic.

By Erin Gretzinger and Maddie Bergstrom Wisconsin Watch The COVID-19 pandemic forced students to pack up their bags and switch from whiteboards to laptops. Empty schools meant empty cafeterias. Until the pandemic, Jana Goodman, a mother of three and longtime…