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Healthier School Lunches

School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2015 | Parents

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost enti...

GOP Bill Moves To Repeal USDA Calorie Limits On School Lunches

Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

As the new school year begins, fresh school lunch regulations are in effect to encourage healthy eating. But not everyone's pleased. While students fr...

Conference Previews Healthier School Lunch Meals

Posted 10.02.2012 | Education

With new federal Department of Agriculture nutrition standards for school meals slated to take effect this month, thousands of school chefs, food serv...

School Lunches To Become Healthier With Veggies And Whole Grains

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 10.02.2012 | Education

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings – including the always popula...

How Does a Small Classroom Garden Become Part of a Big Solution

Judy Shapiro | Posted 12.17.2011 | Education
Judy Shapiro

Sometimes it's the small things, like growing our own food that can make a big difference. Sometimes, big changes start from the ground up.

OBESITY BE GONE: Clinton Announces Plan For Healthier Kids

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

MIAMI — Former President Bill Clinton has announced an agreement with leading food manufacturers to provide healthier school lunch options. Cli...

House To Vote On Bill To Improve School Lunches

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have temporarily blocked legislation to feed school meals to thousands more hungry children. Republicans used a proced...