Richland receives federal dollars for school nutrition

By the Herald staffDecember 18, 2012 

The Richland School District will receive an additional $48,000 from the federal government this school year for meeting new federal nutrition standards in its school meals.

The additional money means the district will receive an additional 6 cents per meal it offers to students, according to a release from the district.

Schools are required to meet the new standards in the Health Hunger Free Kids Act. School lunches must include a meat or meat alternative, whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk.

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