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January 2009
FoodService Director;1/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p12
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The article reports that foodservice programs at California public schools may not receive state subsidies for free- and reduced-price meals. Superintendent Jack O'Connell said in a statement that the state might run out of money for the subsidy due to a 4.5% increase, 28 million meals-in free or reduced diners during the 2007-2008 year. In 2008, the state ran out of money in May, and O'Connell fears the coffers could be empty before May this year.


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