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Smart Snacks in Schools

Does Rep. Poe Want to Undermine the Financial Stability of School Meal Programs?

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Trying to fund school activities or charities at the expense of children's health is unconscionable. I can only hope that Congress realizes that the BAKE SALE Act will not only damage the health of our children but the financial health of the very school lunch programs we've worked hard to improve.

Setting the Record Straight: Healthy School Meal Rules Allow for Bake Sales

Kevin W. Concannon | Posted 10.15.2014 | Education
Kevin W. Concannon

Our children's ability to learn in the classroom and reach their fullest potential depends on what we do right now to secure their future. Healthier meals and snacks at school--with flexibility, common sense, and occasional treats--are how we get there.

Do You Know Which Of These Snacks Are Healthy Enough For School Vending Machines?

edweek | Posted 07.25.2014 | Parents

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published....

School District Dumps Federal Lunch Program Because It Wants To Keep Its Pizza

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.09.2014 | Taste

The board of a suburban Chicago school district voted unanimously on Thursday to drop out of the National School Lunch Program because it claims being...