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School lunch price increase

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Because of federal and state regulatioins aimed at making meals healthier, Dedham’s school lunch prices will increase by 25 cents in the middle and elementary schools and 75 cents at the high school next school year, school officials said. The federal Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act and the state Healthy Students, Healthy Goals law, which both went into effect in September, have caused Dedham’s lunch program to lose nearly $58,000 because it has to buy more expensive food and fewer students buy the lunches, according to Dedham Schools food service director Jeanne Johnson.

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