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GOP Supports Break From Healthy School Meal Standards

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards. The ...

Major Food Company To Provide Schools With Healthier Meals

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest food service companies is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obe...

Nutritionists Reveal What's Really In Their Kids' Lunch Boxes

Katherine Brooking | Posted 10.10.2013 | Parents
Katherine Brooking

Yes, it's that time of year again. The summer is still in full bloom, but the school season is just around the corner. Here, six nutritionist moms reveal what they pack in their kids' lunch boxes.

Emmeline Zhao

Schools Can Opt Out Of 'Pink Slime'

HuffingtonPost.com | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 03.15.2012 | Education

"Pink slime" might soon have a leaner presence in public schools than many might have initially anticipated. The U.S. Department of Agriculture an...

Feds Buying 7 Million Pounds Of 'Pink Slime' For School Lunches

Posted 03.08.2012 | Education

Pink slime -- that ammonia-treated meat in a bright Pepto-bismol shade -- may have been rejected by fast food joints like McDonald's, Taco Bell and Bu...

Getting Kids To Eat Vegetables At School: Are Pictures The Answer?

Posted 04.02.2012 | Education

Getting young children to eat their servings of fruits and veggies, particularly in school, has been a long and hard struggle for parents, schools and...

School Bans Sweets, Students Hit The Gym To Fight Obesity

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 12.16.2011 | Education

DANVILLE, Ill. -- Five-year-olds dance hip-hop to the alphabet. Third-graders learn math by twisting into geometric shapes, fifth-graders by calculati...