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Fayetteville Appeals To Students To Sign Up For Free, Reduced Meals

Parents Could Save $700 Or More On Food Costs

Posted: July 4, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Students at lunch March 14 at Root Elementary School in Fayetteville. Fayetteville School District is appealing to to eligible families to register their children for free and reduced-price meals.

The School District wants more students to sign up for the free and reduced-price meal program.

At A Glance

National School Lunch Program

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provided nutritionally balanced, low-cost healthy meals to more than 31 million children each school day in 2011.

Source: http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/lunch/aboutlunch/nslpfactsheet.pdf

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