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6/25/19 Baby calf naming contest doubles school breakfast participation Food Management
11/15/18 At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available UConn Today
10/1/20 Asheville City Schools open up additional drive-thru meal sites WLOS-TV
8/31/19 As school starts, officials encourage healthy eating habits The Mercury
3/28/20 As Rural Schools Close, Some Hungry Kids to Get a Box of Processed Food Civil Eats
1/15/21 As Demand for Food Grows Under Coronavirus, Schools Step Up Education Week
3/7/21 As break begins, Duval County Public Schools gives food to students who depend on in-school meals News4JAX
10/1/20 Arkansas district purchases food truck to expand services to its students KTVE/KARD
12/9/20 Arkansas district extends free meal program for a week during winter break KTVE-TV
9/18/18 Are School Health Lessons Harming Kids? Experts say some of what students are taught can lead to disordered eating. US News & World Report
10/30/20 Are ‘Kidfluencers’ Making Our Kids Fat? New York Times
4/1/19 April news and updates from CKC Good Food CKC Good Food
5/25/20 Another voice: The kids are not OK Ukiah Daily Journal
2/4/21 All North Dakota K-12 public school students could get free meals for two years under bill Inforum
2/27/19 AHA: Obesity increases risk for premature heart disease in children
9/17/19 Ag students harvest their own lunch Kenosha News
9/7/20 After backlash, USDA agrees to extend free-meal program for children Washington Post
12/6/20 Advocates say hunger, food anxiety grow during pandemic The Washington Times
1/22/20 Advocates Blast Trump Administration’s Proposal To Loosen Obama-Era School Lunch Nutrition Rules Kaiser Health News
12/20/18 A seasonal reminder: Winter break doesn’t equate to celebration and relaxation for all students MinnPost
9/25/19 A new 'report card' on America's diet: It's not an 'F' but... CNN
3/6/19 A Nevada school district involve community partners to mark #NSBSW19 KLAS-TV
12/3/20 A mindfulness expert's tips for helping kids find calm Star Tribune
6/3/19 A look at the benefits of universal school meals Addison County Independent
9/7/18 A Healthier Generation: Nebraska Thursdays teach kids to make healthy food choices KETV Omaha
11/23/18 A financial feast for K12 schools; How districts can save money and boost nutrition through cooperative purchasing District Administration
9/19/18 A benefit of free lunch for all: fewer students get repeatedly suspended, new study suggests Chalkbeat
8/23/18 A Before-School Exercise Program May Help Children Thrive The New York Times
1/19/21 9 fun new K-12 school lunch menu items kids will devour Food Management
8/1/19 500,000 children would lose free school meals under Trump plan Star Tribune
7/20/19 5 Ways You Can Help Your Community's Kids Eat This Summer
10/18/19 5 Strategies to Stop the School Lunch Time Crunch Education Week
1/21/21 5 Steps Schools Are Taking to Help Feed Children During the Pandemic Bismarck Tribune
10/18/19 5 reasons to encourage your child to eat school lunch Coronado Eagle-Journal
12/3/20 5 mood-boosting foods that may make you happier, according to a dietitian Insider
6/13/20 5 coronavirus things: Child nutrition programs lost $1B in last 10 weeks Food Management
9/20/20 4 things our nation should do to feed hungry students so they can learn CNN Opinion
7/24/18 30 million children rely on free school lunch. Where do they eat when school’s out? New Food Economy
5/30/19 30 million children rely on free school lunch. Where do they eat when school’s out? New Food Economy
8/15/19 3 Downloads for Your NSLW Playlist School Nutrition Association
9/4/19 2019 School Nutrition Trends Report School Nutrition Association
5/13/20 10 questions for onsite dining in the post-COVID world Food Management
2/28/19 ‘Worldly cuisine’: Roseville schools to serve more diverse lunches MinnPost
7/24/20 ‘It's insane’: Millions of kids could lose access to free meals if this program expires Politico
12/17/18 ‘Flexibility’ in school meal standards could imperil child health The Hill
5/7/20 'We don't know how it will end': Hunger stalks amid virus Star Tribune
11/8/18 'Talking Bananas' spread positive messages at Virginia Beach school WEVC-TV
10/29/19 'Sitting in class hungry': Schools wary of Trump plan to end free school lunches for some USA Today
4/5/19 'Second Chance Breakfast' gives students a boost Star Tribune
9/7/20 'It’s a little nerve-wracking': Lunchtime for students looks different amid COVID-19 Indianapolis Star


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