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USDA Extends Free Meals For All Children

Meal Program Extended For Online Students


Last updated 9/2/2020 at 5:19pm

As schools reopen, Transylvania County Schools has announced that free meals for all children age 18 and under will be available now through Dec. 31, 2020. The extension of a waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture effectively extends the summer meals program for children who are learning in schools and at home.

Carolyn Barton, head of School Nutrition Services for the school system, said, “We are pleased that all families will have this resource available for nutritious meals every day they are learning, both in Plan B at our schools and at home in the Online Learning Path. This...

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