Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 12:30pm
The Agriculture Department says 524 schools – out of about 100,000 – have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program since the government introduced new standards for healthier foods last year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 8:43am
With the average American child spending up more than 20 hours a week in school, it follows that they’re doing a good part of their daily eating there as well. Here’s an update on changes that state and federal health officials are making to ensure that what kids are noshing on in between class nourishes their bodies as well as their brains.