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School breakfast, lunch prices to see slight increase in 2015-16


The cost to feed students at Kimball schools was raised at the regular board meeting for the Kimball Board of Education held July 13.

“Again we try to slowly creep towards our free and reduced amount,” Superintendent Marshall Lewis said. “This year we are recommending we increase breakfast and lunch by five cents.”

Lewis explained to the board that the district is reimbursed at a certain level for those meals and the goal is to equalize the charge across the board.

“Otherwise, technically, our free and reduced is actually covering the cost of our full-pay students,” Lewis said....

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