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The problem with middle class families not taking up the school meals is that the paying pupils subsidize the ones eligible for free school meals. If school meal take-up drops too much the system will cease to be financially viable.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Feb 28th, 2009 at 10:06:29 AM EST
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