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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger staff 

School program offers free meals


June 21, 2018

It looks like every student who attends Escambia County (Ala.) schools will have access to a free breakfast and free lunch every day of the week, following the approval of a federal Child Nutrition Program (CNP) by the Escambia County Board of Education last Thursday.

“This program enables us to qualify for all students to participate in the free lunch program due to the poverty level,” said Superintendent John Knott. “We will not lose any funding from other program funds if we implement this. There are not a lot of school systems statewide that participate with the CNP.”

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