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Posted: Sunday, September 8, 2013 3:30 am | Updated: 9:06 am, Tue Sep 10, 2013.

Scottsbluff Public Schools will continue their existing school lunch program despite an influx of national school districts opting out of the federally funded program.

As part of a nationwide $11 billion National School Lunch Program initiative to improve school lunches, the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was introduced and adopted into law in 2012 with First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spearheading the program.  

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