Department for Education
Parents are going hungry so they can feed their children due to the "ridiculous" food parcels they have received.
Boris Johnson's official spokesperson said the national free school meals voucher scheme would shortly be reopened.
Pupils will also be tested daily if they have been in close contact with a positive case, in a move Gavin Williamson called a "milestone".
One headteacher in Hertfordshire has already been sent a “minded to direct” letter from schools minister Nick Gibb warning emergency powers could be used.
The government's laptop scheme slammed as an "absolute joke" as teachers and MPs reveal deprived pupils are still without access to crucial technology.
There are no guarantees that the "travel window" put in place to help young people will be repeated at the start of next term.
Education secretary urged to rethink plan to pull cash from skills scheme that helps 250,000 people a year.
But senior Tory also admits it "certainly was foreseen" that private schools would do better.
Gavin Williamson refused to answer when asked if he would resign over the debacle.
“It sends a clear message that the British government does not trust its teachers."