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Schools Make Sure All Children Are Fed – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 2/6/2020 at 10:25am

Despite not receiving any money from the state to provide meals to schoolchildren, Transyl-vania County Schools makes sure every child who does not bring his own food is provided a nutritious meal.

“Times are tough and funding is low,” said Carolyn Barton, director of School Nutrition Services for Transylvania County Schools. “It’s important to remember that we do not get any state money.”

Superintendent Jeff McDaris said North Carolina is one of a few states in the Southeast that does not provide money for school meals.

Since the state provides no funding for meals, the school...

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