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School lunches are an important part of primary and secondary education in North Carolina and throughout the country. This article describes the history of school lunches in the United States at large and North Carolina specifically.
Melinda Ruley visited elementary, junior high, and high schools in North Raleigh to review school lunch periods. She observed how lunch is a critical time of day when children and teenagers are judged by their peers and worry about being cool. Ruley notes that this situation continues into adulthood.