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Question of the Week – October 15

This week is National School Lunch Week. The National School Lunch Program provides free- and reduced-price school lunches to families facing financial hardships. In the 2017-18 school year, almost 60 percent of public schools students in North Carolina received lunches through the program.

How would you rate the nutritional quality of food served in public school cafeterias? How important do you think it is for schools to provide nutrition education as part of the school curriculum?