Charleston school board approves lunch, breakfast price increase

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County School Board approved a 10 cent increase for school lunch and breakfast for the 2013 to 2014 school year.

According to a spokesman, the price increase is needed to remain compliant with federal requirements.

The change will increase breakfast from a $1.30 to $1.40, and lunch from $2.15 to $2.25.

School officials say the increase is necessary to meet requirements under the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act.

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