In this Wednesday, April 8, 2015, photo, students are served breakfast at the Stanley Mosk Elementary School in Los Angeles.

In this Wednesday, April 8, 2015, photo, students are served breakfast at the Stanley Mosk Elementary School in Los Angeles.

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At its first official meeting before school starts in September, the Eugene School Board on Wednesday covered a list of topics that included implementing free breakfast at all district elementary schools and allowing Superintendent Gustavo Balderas to potentially be paid an extra $7,947 in vacation day buybacks for the 2017-18 school year.

All elementary schools in the Eugene School District will now offer free breakfast to all students, regardless of whether they apply for the district’s free and reduced-cost meal program.

The district has more than 7,000 students at its 20 elementary schools. District documents show that the number of students who participated in the free breakfast and lunch programs increased after the district implemented a free breakfast and lunch program at five of the district’s neediest elementary and middle schools during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years.

District spokeswoman Kerry Delf said Wednesday that the free program at all elementary schools helps every­one.

Read more at The Register-Guard.