Cost of school lunch going up?

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By Jesef Williams

Local students and their families could see a hike in the cost of school-provided food starting next year.

Lancaster County School District officials are looking at increasing the prices of its meals for the 2009-10 school year.

This would be the first increase since 1996.

Full-priced student lunches now cost $1.25 and full-prices student breakfast costs 75 cents, said Lydia Quinn, the district’s director of planning and accountability.

Her office is considering raising full-priced lunches to $1.75 and breakfast to $1.

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