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Fighting for free lunch
Hailey York and Cody Darnell enjoy nutritious school lunches that include fruit and salad earlier this year in the Irving College cafeteria.
There is such a thing as a free lunch.Warren County students can enjoy one each and every school day. Breakfast too.But this free meal program, now in its third year, is in jeopardy, according school system nutrition director Sandy Dawes. She says the federal government is considering raising the eligibility requirement to a level where Warren County would no longer qualify for free meals for all students.“This is one of the best benefits there is for parents of school-age children,” said Dawes.