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Your public school kid's lunch might be served on a pizza slice box. Here's why

Posted on AllSides November 1st, 2021
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Frank Morris/NPR

American public school students are likely eating a lot more meals at school this year.

School food has been free for lower-income kids and some entire districts in the past, and it has been available for purchase to other kids, sometimes at a reduced cost. School districts are responsible for their own programs and are then reimbursed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), primarily for the subsidized meals. This year, because of the pandemic, meals are free to all students, and the USDA is theoretically picking up the cost...

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