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More schools offer free lunches, but who's paying?

Jul 22, 2014
Schools in Texas are trying a new approach by offering free meals to all students.
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US First Lady Michelle Obama eats lunch

Why it's so hard to serve healthy food in schools

Jun 3, 2014
“They’re not going to eat it necessarily just because you put it on their plate."
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Making school meals free for everyone

Oct 25, 2013
About half of public school children today qualify for free and reduced-price meals at school. A new federal option allows high-poverty schools to feed all students at no charge.
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Picky eaters: Making school meals that kids will eat

Oct 23, 2013
More than half of public school children now qualify for free and reduced-price meals. But getting kids to actually eat school meals can be tough.
Posted In: school lunches, education funding, public schools

How free lunches pay off for schools

Oct 22, 2013
Roughly half of public school children today qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, and that number drives billions of dollars in other benefits for schools. But critics say the program is prone to error and fraud.
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When no money means no school lunch for kids

Sep 30, 2013
Some school districts are hundreds of thousands in debt because of unpaid lunches. So they've stopped feeding students who don't have cafeteria credit.
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Yuck: A fourth-grader's undercover look at school lunch

Jun 28, 2013
In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.
Posted In: Food, food and drink, school lunches, nutrition, Health

Healthier lunches helps school budgets

Sep 7, 2012
Schools in San Antonio found that when they replaced fatty foods on their lunch menu with healthier options, they sold more lunches and made more money.
Posted In: school lunches, obesity

As school year starts, more veggies on the menu

Aug 20, 2012
Changes in the federal school lunch program will put more fruits and vegetables on pupils' trays. Will they eat them?
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What to expect in the new school lunches

Jul 26, 2012
Your family might still be enjoying a summer diet of backyard barbeques and trips to Dairy Queen, but pretty soon kids will be back in school. And they could be facing a much different school lunch than they used to.
Posted In: public school, lunch, school lunches, mid-day extra

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