HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - Washington County public school students will be paying 5 cents more for meals in the next school year.
The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that the county's board of education approved a $10.4 million Food and Nutrition Services budget for fiscal 2013 that includes the meal price increase on Tuesday.
Lunches will cost t $1.95 for elementary school students, $2.20 for secondary school students and $3.35 for staff members. Breakfast prices will be $1.15 for elementary and secondary students, and $2.15 for staffers.
Even with the increase, Washington County's meal prices will be among the lowest in the state.
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