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School lunches aren't free to everyone anymore. Some advocates think they should be.
There are a lot of benefits to making school lunch and other social benefits more universal. But, yes, it's expensive to do.
School districts address lunch shaming
This year, districts must have formal policies for handling unpaid bills.
Lunch shaming is on its way out of schools
Local school policies address how to deal with unpaid meal charges.
How LAUSD raised the bar for chicken lunches
The school district looked for quality in the food and the supply chain, and 'no one could meet their standards,' L.A. Times reporter says.
To measure poverty, states look beyond free lunch
As more schools opt to feed all students, officials find other ways to rate need.
School lunch's food fight
Critics say rules on nutritional content make the meals unappealing and costly.
Farm-to-table movement comes to school cafeterias
15 school districts in California take up the challenge to serve healthier lunchroom meals made from local ingredients.
What are we going to do with all these surplus cranberries?
Cranberry farmers, facing an oversupply, have a plan to create a new market.