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School lunch prices going up in Woodbury schools

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School lunch prices are going up slightly this fall, but if it were up to one District 833 School Board member and Nutrition Services staff, prices would remain the same.

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The district receives $2.77 per meal from the federal government for students eligible for free and reduced-price lunches, approximately 20 percent of the district's roughly 17,000 students.

But the distribution rules changed under the federal 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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