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School Lunch and Breakfast Cost Study - II

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Cost Study
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PDF Icon Executive Summary (270.43 KB)
PDF Icon Final Report (1.32 MB)

This study examines the cost of producing National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) meals during school year (SY) 2005-06. It measures both reported costs – costs charged directly to school food service accounts – and unreported costs – those costs paid by school districts in support of school food authority (SFA) operations – to estimate the full cost of meal production.

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