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Schools Initiate Hot, Lunch Survey

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'I ' Ann rbor Public ElemenI tary School students will be I taking home survey forms this I week. School information officer John W. Hubley said data gained from the returned forms will help school officials determine whether hot lunch programs should be established. Presently, most school children must go home for lunch. Children who live too far to go home are allow ed to bring their lunches to school. The questionnaires s e e k information as to whether pupils qualify for free lunches under federal family income guidelines. For instance, a family of four persons with i an income of not more than $4,025 would qualify for the lunches, and a family of six with an income of not more than $5,215 would qualify. Hubley said the questionnaires also ask if the parents . would be willing to pay 40 cents per child for a hot lunch, and if they still want their children to come home for lunch. The schools proposed budget for next year contains an estimated $160,000 to $200,000 for the program if it should be established. Hubley said the total cost could not be detailed until it is known how many schools and how many chidren would particípate. The estímate includes aparticipation by all elementary schools.