School Meal Crisis Brewing in CA

Growing free/reduced numbers draining available funds.

California may run out of money to fund school meal programs in the face of rising numbers of students qualifying for free and reduced price meals, says the state's superintendent of public education.

“Without quick action by the governor and the legislature, districts will be forced to make a series of unacceptable choices to dip further into their own bare-bones budgets, serve less nutritious foods and not comply with California's nationally renowned nutrition standards, or reduce c

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