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#ThanksMichelleObama: School resumes — so do skimpy lunches

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Public schools across the country are throwing their doors open for another year of learning.

That can mean only one thing: the drudgery of school lunches influenced by Michelle Obama’s rules. 69 more words

News

No More Whole Wheat Wiener Wraps!

Harry Truman was responsible for the introduction of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) in 1946.  The goal was two-fold; to manage farm surpluses and feed school children.   903 more words

Local Governments and Anti-Hunger Organizations Work Together to Improve Children’s Health

This post was co-written by Signe Anderson.

Increasingly, city governments are partnering with local anti-hunger organizations to reduce child hunger and improve children’s health.

Columbus, Ohio’s… 633 more words

General

Teacher Faces Fine For Handing Out Candy

Kids at an West Virginia school are learning an economics lesson about their government by witnessing 184 more words

Indiana

Schools address plate waste using best practices

By Taylor Malottki

Students at Hickman High School in Columbia lobbed softball-sized oranges across the cafeteria minutes before the bell rang releasing them to class. Thanks to poor hand-eye coordination, some of the oranges ended up rolling on the floor between the tangle of students’ legs. 1,601 more words

Issues

Parents disgusted by elementary school lunch

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (PIX11) — Nutrition in school lunches has been a hot topic ever since first lady Michelle Obama implemented mandatory nutritional and USDA standards into the fare served in cafeterias all over the country. 360 more words

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Partners in School Health: The Case for the School Lunch Lady

Now that 55 million U.S. children are back in school, parents, teachers and school administration have been gearing up for the rest of school year ahead. 912 more words

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