Schools face budget challenges with nutrition mandates

09/26/2011 | Tulsa World (Okla.)

Oklahoma is among the states trying to figure out how to pay for school-nutrition standards mandated by federal law, not only for this year but for next year when fruit and vegetable requirements in breakfast programs will increase. Jackie Rogers, director of child nutrition for Owasso schools, says districts with strong nutrition programs that already push healthy foods will do well under the new law, but for those just starting the process, "it's going to take some getting used to."

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