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School Food Programs

School Nutrition Association Proposal Is Anything But Common Sense

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

The venerable phrase, "common sense," has taken a beating, thanks to the School Nutrition Association (SNA), which descended on Capitol Hill last week to convince Congress to roll back school nutrition standards.

Food Programs for Schoolchildren Are Vital in Oregon

Robyn Johnson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
Robyn Johnson

"Things are hard here for families," she says. She explained how most jobs are service job and are part-time and minimum wage. Fishing and timber jobs are very scarce, which is part of what makes this program so critical here.

New Ways Kids Are Getting Meals When School's Out

AP | By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Food can be scarce around the Mendoza household during the summer. School food service worker Alina Mendoza loses most of her hour...

The National Conversation About New Priorities: Including Those Most Vulnerable

Billy Shore | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics
Billy Shore

Notwithstanding the likelihood of many competing interests, there is one issue that politicians of all stripes should be able to agree upon because its redress is inextricably linked to solving so many other issues of import -- and that is the issue of childhood hunger.