A new fund at Prince George’s County Public Schools has been established “to ensure that all students who need a hot meal will receive one throughout the shutdown and beyond.”
In a message to the Prince George’s County Public Schools community, interim schools CEO Monica Goldson said Monday that students who request a meal at the lunch line will receive a standard hot entree at their respective school for the rest of this week.
The increase takes effect Friday and runs through 30 days after the end of the shutdown.
After struggling with growing numbers of parents in school cafeterias, the Darien school system said parents and guardians would no longer be welcome to visit with their children during lunch at the Connecticut town’s elementary schools.
Concerned citizens and a local organization are banding together for the second year in a row to eliminate school meal debt for Loudoun County public school students.
Studies suggest that home-packed lunches fall short of key nutrients compared with food in the school lunch program. So, that means it’s time for mom and dad to step up their game.
It’s almost back-to-school time, and parents who pack lunches for their kids face the challenge of putting together a healthy lunch that the kids will actually eat and enjoy.
A recent study suggests that something as simple as changing the placement of a salad bar could help millions of kids make healthier choices on their own.
The country’s best chefs give their knives a break and sharpen their political message.
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WASHINGTON — Earlier this month, the largest food vendor in the D.C. school system agreed to pay $19 million in a suit charging that it mismanaged the program and overcharged the District. Now the D.C.…
WASHINGTON — A Missouri dad is upset after a substitute teacher sent home a note critical of the second-grader’s lunch. The note said a cafeteria employee said the lunch consisted of four chocolate bars, a…
WASHINGTON — Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program are required to serve fruit and veggies with each meal. But just because something is on the tray doesn’t mean the kids will eat it.…
You can lead a kid to veggies, fruits and whole grains, but you
can\’t make a kid eat them. But a Virginia Commonwealth University professor wants to find out how many kids are eating the healthy school lunch options.
At eight local schools, students have some input when it comes to what goes on their lunch menu.
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