Pueblo schools unpaid lunch bills racking up

By: Associated Press
February 21, 2014 Updated: February 21, 2014 at 11:56 am
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PUEBLO — Pueblo City Schools officials are working to cover more than $18,000 in unpaid school lunch bills that already have been racking up since the beginning of the school year.

Nutrition services director Jill Kidd says much of the debt is a result of the district's commitment to ensuring students are getting a healthy lunch every day, even if parents have not paid their bills.

District and school leaders are urging parents to bring their student's lunch charges up-to-date.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://tinyurl.com/k7ohdvs ) school lunch prices are $1.75 for elementary, $1.80 for middle school and $2 for high school students. Families who qualify for reduced prices pay 40 cents a meal.

Some schools in other states have been criticized for not feeding children who could not pay.

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Information from: The Pueblo Chieftain, http://www.chieftain.com

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