Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Free Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner for ALL SCS Students

SCS: Free lunch for students could safe district money

Shelby County Schools Nutrition Services officials announced during a work session Tuesday night that free breakfasts, lunches, and dinners could be provided to every child in the district next year.  It's quite a concept and somewhat surprising since it will supposedly save money.  More than 80% of the district's students will be free or reduced lunch eligible once municipal districts break away.  Officials say it makes sense to take advantage of a new USDA program targeting high poverty areas.

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