Districts Cut Programs, Raise Prices to Combat Rising Costs

Schilling, Becky
December 2008
FoodService Director;12/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports that because of increases in food and transportation costs expected by school districts for the 2008-2009 school year, many school nutrition departments are cutting programs. The Volusia School District eliminated the universal free breakfast program in 2008. Laura Roberts, foodservice director at student Indian River County Schools, created mega meals in the secondary schools to help offset the cost of higher-priced items.


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