Proposals would increase free meal reimbursement

Two items of laws are being thought of that may improve reimbursement charges for college meals. Advocates say the Degree Up Vitamin for Kids in Each College Act and Wholesome Breakfasts Assist Children Study Act — which suggest a 49-cent improve for lunch and 6-cent improve for breakfast — would assist shut the hole between what it prices faculties to arrange free meals and what they obtain from the federal government.

Bill proposes increasing school meal reimbursement

The Stage Up Diet for Kids in Each College Act launched in Congress would increase the reimbursement charge for college lunches to 59.5 cents per meal. The present charge is 10.5 cents per lunch, and the USDA applied a one-year, 25-cent reimbursement improve final month as a result of increased meals costs.