Niskayuna http://wamc.org en Upstate NY school district leaves lunch program http://wamc.org/post/upstate-ny-school-district-leaves-lunch-program <p>NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York school district is opting out of the National School Lunch Program as students throw out fruits and vegetables required under new nutritional guidelines.</p><p>The Niskayuna Central School District near Albany plans to opt out April 1. Officials in the suburban district say the number of students buying lunch dropped significantly this year and the program is running a $70,000 deficit.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 04:56:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 56453 at http://wamc.org Upstate NY school district leaves lunch program