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Free school lunch in 2021-22 school year

The USDA has announced that "Free school lunches to continue in 2021-22 school year." Click here to read more. 

 

Hear from Lauderdale County CNP Supervisor, Lori Ferguson, in this interview with DeAndria Turner, Channel 48, WAFF News, "USDA free school lunch program extension benefits schools in the Shoals."

Though meals will be free to all students, to receive federal funding for many programs benefitting students, it will be necessary for families to continue making applications for free and reduced lunch. These funds are provided through Title I school funding acts and more.