10/11/2013

More than 10 days into the federal government shutdown, school officials in Nebraska were informed that the state does not have the funds to reimburse them for free- and reduced-price meals served this month. Several districts say they plan to continue serving the meals, though a prolonged shutdown could take its toll on school-meal service. "Our system will continue to run as it always does," said Rebecca Kleeman, a Millard Public Schools spokeswoman. "We will not let kids go hungry."

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