School Meals Are Healthier, But Cost Families More

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The federal government wants to make school lunches healthier — which also may mean raising the cost for students in certain areas. The White House's child nutrition bill suggests costs go up by 10 cents at the most, but some places are raising prices more than that. Some people are worried that this might generate some backlash from recession-strapped families. How much should Americans have to pay for a healthy school lunch?

Becky Domokos-Bays, director of food and nutrition services for the Alexandria public schools in Virginia, talks about nutrition and cost in school lunch programs