June 19, 2012 - The Mitchell School District is ahead of the curve with nutritious lunches, said Food Service Director Sean Moen, but new federal rules effective July 1 will require all school districts to bump up their nutritional game plans.
In 1946-1947, its first year of operation, the National School Lunch Program, which was created to combat malnutrition following World War II, served 7.1 million children at a cost of $70 million. The program now serves about 31 million kids in 101,000 schools nationally. In fiscal year 2010, the program cost $10.8 billion.
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