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Teachers in the Bronx are receiving virtual PD in distance learning from Fordham University; Berea College is feeding K-12 students while schools are closed.
DA guest columnist Ericka R. Hursey shares how the Lower Richland High community is coming together to provide some “normalcy” for students—from continued learning opportunities and food service to a drive-thru Senior Delivery Day for much-anticipated graduation items.
The daily school bus delivery of school lunch and breakfast becomes the highlight of the day for students while the coronavirus pandemic has schools closed in Iberville Parish Schools in Louisiana.
DA guest columnist Bart Christian provides safety guidance for non-congregate settings.
A School Nutrition Association survey finds most are engaged in emergency food assistance, but face a variety of challenges, including sustainability, says DA guest columnist Gay Anderson, SNA president and child nutrition director at Brandon Valley School District in South Dakota.
Providing distance learning and school nutrition to less-affluent families required education leaders to find creative solutions for uninterrupted support.
Coronavirus has district leaders quickly devising ways to provide school meals, ed tech and remote learning as entire states begin to order schools to shut buildings for the rest of the 2019-2020 year.
Sharing up-to-date district news communitywide and ensuring that messages are clear, concise and consistent is key, says DA guest columnist Mark D. Benigni, superintendent of Meriden Public Schools in Connecticut.
Schools could serve fewer vegetables and fruits required at meals while offering more pizza, burgers and fries under a new rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, The Washington Post reported.
Districts across the U.S. are starting to adopt farm to school programs that connect schools to locally grown foods, promote agriculture education and encourage student-tended gardens, following National Farm to School Month in October.
Herricks Union Free School District recently completed renovating and expanding the high school cafeteria into a 7,000-square-foot building that includes a café and commons.