News Articles About How
Rising Food and Fuel Prices Are Impacting School Meal Programs.

April 30, 2009 Glendale News Press Aid won’t fund meals
April 28, 2009 WAFF School lunches going up for one county system
April 27, 2009 Star-telegram Mansfield school district looks to raise lunch prices 25 cents
April 28, 2009 Virginian-Pilot Chesapeake School Board eyes school lunch price hike
April 27, 2009 Times-Picayune St. Charles Parish school meals to cost more
April 27, 2009 Daily Camera Boulder Valley looks at higher meal prices
April 24, 2009 Daily Sentinel Lunch prices to increase at county schools
April 22, 2009 Wichita Eagle Meal prices to rise at Wichita schools
April 16, 2009 State Journal Lunch prices likely to jump 50 cents
April 10, 2009 Southern Maryland Online Money Woes Plague Maryland School Meal Programs
September 3, 2008 Niagara Gazette SCHOOLS: Costly commodities hit the lunch room
September 3, 2008 Albany Times Union Rising food costs bite into school lunches
September 1, 2008 Pioneer Press So long, cheesy bread: Schools cut back to battle rising food, fuel costs
September 1, 2008 Daily Press Schools work to keep meals healthy, cheap
August 31, 2008 Philadelphia Inquirer Trade watermelon for a prune?
August 25, 2008 Ithaca Journal Squeezing the juice out of an empty carton
August 24, 2008 NY Times As Food Costs Rise, So Do School Lunch Prices
August 18, 2008 USA Today Could bumpy economy lead to slumping education?
August 17, 2008 Kansas City Star School districts increase meal prices to cope with higher food costs
August 16, 2008 Sandusky Register Schools feel pinch of food, fuel prices
August 13, 2008 The Explorer Schools cope with pricier food
August 12, 2008 The Missourian Lunch prices at Columbia public schools to increase
August 12, 2008 Indiana Gazette PURCHASE LINE: Cafeteria prices increased
August 10, 2008 Hartford Courant Many Schools Raising Lunch Prices
August 10, 2008 Cherry Hill Courier Post Public schools scramble to cut costs
August 9, 2008 Morning News Eaten Up: School Lunch Price Soars
July 24, 2008 US News and World Report Schools Battle Rising Gas and Food Prices
July 21, 2008 Times News Schools' food costs hard to digest
July 20, 2008 Hartford Courant School lunch prices on rise
July 20, 2008 SF Chronicle Cafeteria crisis: Food prices outpace schools
July 16, 2008 Payson Roundup School lunches will cost students 25 cents extra
July 16, 2008 Star Herald KCS change cafeteria prices
July 10, 2008 The Citizen School lunch prices will rise by 25 cents for the 2008-09 school year
July 10, 2008 Medill Reports Fuel for food
July 6, 2008 Albany Times Union Schools feel food pinch
July 1, 2008 East Valley Tribune Schools stretching their dough
July 1, 2008 South West Review School lunch prices raised
June 29, 2008 Boston Globe There is no $2.50 school lunch
June 27, 2008 Eagle-Tribune Rising food prices hit school cafeterias
June 27, 2008 Wilton Villager Food costs, environmental concerns drive up school lunches
June 27, 2008 The Enterprise Lunch prices going up in Port Arthur ISD
June 26, 2008 Virginian-Pilot Portsmouth proposes to raise lunch cost up to 40 cents
June 25, 2008 Watertown Daily Times Districts Raising Meal Prices
June 24, 2008 Patriot Ledger Rockland school officials debate higher lunch prices
June 24, 2008 Christian Science Monitor Across U.S., schools feel budget pinch
June 23, 2008 El Paso Times Rising food costs feed county school districts' calls for meal-price increases
June 22, 2008 Press-Enterprise Cafeteria foods eat budgets
June 22, 2008 Rio Rancho Observer School lunches go up
June 20, 2008 North County Times Costs rising for school lunches
June 19, 2008 Wall Street Journal Yellow Buses Put Schools in the Red
June 19, 2008 St Peter Herald Food service affects 2008-09 budget
June 18, 2008 Winchester Star Frederick School Board approves increase in cost of school lunches
June 18, 2008 The Advertiser Lafayette Parish School Board to vote on meal price hike
June 17, 2008 East Valley Tribune Soaring costs forcing Valley schools to change lunch menu
June 16, 2008 Times Herald Record Now on districts' plates: price hikes for lunches
June 15, 2008 Jacksonville Daily Progress Bullard ISD approves food bids
June 14, 2008 Richmond Times Dispatch Higher food prices force changes at schools
June 10, 2008 Allentown Morning Call There's no free lunch; maybe not even a cheap one
June 9, 2008 MSNBC High food costs hit school lunch trays
June 8, 2008 Jacksonville Daily Progress RISD trustees consider cafeteria bids
June 3, 2008 The News Star Ouachita School Board agonizing over increasing food prices
June 3, 2008 Salisbury Post School cafeterias cutting corners to offset rising prices
June 3, 2008 Mail Tribune School meal costs to rise
June 2, 2008 Valley News Dispatch Schools swallow hard, raise lunch prices
June 2, 2008 Miami Herald School lunches suffer under price pressure
May 29, 2008 Pantagraph Climbing food, fuel costs may raise District 87 lunch fees
May 26, 2008 Milford Daily News Rising food prices pinch school cafeterias
May 26, 2008 Florida Today School lunch prices could rise
May 18, 2008 Dallas Morning News Dallas-area schools pinching pennies as gas, food costs rise
May 7, 2008 Sun Sentinel Soaring food costs forcing changes in your child's school menu
May 5, 2008 CNN School kids feel the bite of high food prices
May 2, 2008 CBS 5 Rising Food Prices Push School Lunch Prices Higher
April 27, 2008 St Louis Post Dispatch Skyrocketing food costs force some students to pay more for lunch this fall
April 21, 2008 Birmingham News Rising food prices forcing schools to get creative at lunchtime
April 18, 2008 The Ledger Food Costs to Drive Up School Lunch Prices
April 14, 2008 Washington Post Schools Get A Lesson in Lunch Line Economics
March 25, 2008 Salem News Rising food prices worry school cafeteria directors
March 15, 2008 Cullman Times School standards, costs may increase lunchroom prices

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