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Superintendents say lunches are available to all students in the area


WILLMAR — Area school districts work with families who are having trouble paying for their children’s school meals.

Several school districts were listed in a survey released this week as having policies of withholding or taking away food from low-income students.

The issue rose to national prominence recently when a Utah school was reported to have taken food trays from students in front of their peers.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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