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Breadsticks, Pizza, Fries, Oh My: Should Public Schools Serve Junk Food?

It’s no secret: Many people like junk food.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity in the United States has doubled in children aged 6 to 11 and almost quadrupled in adolescents aged 12 to 19 in the past 30 years. 642 more words


Texas Parents slam paltry ‘rabbit food’ school lunches promoted by Michelle Obama

More parents are sounding the alarm over the paltry school lunches their children are receiving.

Take a good hard look at this photo. If I had a kid, and THIS is what he/she was fed at school, I’d pull that kid out of that program immediately. 104 more words

Salad Bars Opening at Select Schools

Monday, September 22, 2014, BPS will launch the first salad bar line this school year at the Curley K-8 School in Jamaica Plain. This fall, FNS will pilot salad bar lines at select schools to assess the best models for implementation and the possibility for future expansion.  226 more words

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Comcast Hopes New Incentives Will Get More Families Signed Up For Internet Essentials Program

By Ian Bush

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Around 11,000 families in the Philadelphia area have signed up for Comcast’s low-cost Internet Essentials program, but many more people are eligible, and the cable giant is hoping new incentives will get them plugged in. 231 more words


School employee on snack rules: ‘You cannot buy a Tic Tac in a Nebraska school, I checked’

School nutrition experts in Nebraska are struggling to comply with new federal snack regulations championed by First Lady Michelle Obama

THIS is why more and more school districts in America (even in blue New York State) are dropping these National School Lunch standards being pushed by that busybody Michelle Obama. 41 more words

Missing Out On The Greatest School Lunch Of All

The revised guidelines of the National School Lunch Program seek to limit carbohydrates, sodium, and calories in the lunches that schools serve to the growing children of America.  433 more words


School District Trying New Lunch Menu Without Federal Guidelines

CHICAGO (CBS) – The state’s second largest school district has started the school year with a new look for its lunch menu, after opting out of the National School Lunch Program and forfeiting nearly $1 million in federal funding, to gain more freedom in the food it serves students. 473 more words