Submitted by Courtney Williams on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 10:02pm
It's lunchtime at McKinley Elementary School in San Diego, and the kitchen is filled with the aroma of chicken teriyaki and hamburgers. But there are no pots or cooking utensils in sight. An industrial four-burner stove sits idle.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 10:59pm
The North Carolina Senate is working on revamping public school policies ranging scrapping job-protecting tenure laws for teachers to protecting home-packed bagged lunches from child nutrition oversight.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 11:16am
Following a controversial state ban on bake sales in schools, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a budget amendment Wednesday that would allow individual cities and towns to decide whether they wish to prevent the sale of sweets during the school day.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 12:19pm
As schools are hard at work adding more whole grains and boosting fruits and veggies to revamp school lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 3:34pm
Students at Indiana schools have a wider range of healthy snacks to choose from in vending machines and snack bars since lawmakers endorsed guidelines to cut the amount of junk food available to young people with the aim of reducing obesity in the state.