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7/16/20 Beyond School Walls: How Federal, State and Local Entities are Adapting Policies to Ensure Student Access to Healthy Meals During the COVID-19 Pandemic Trust For America's Health
4/20/21 Biden administration extends universal free school lunch through 2022 The Hill
2/4/22 Biden inches back toward Michelle Obama’s school nutrition standards Politico
4/28/21 Biden Pitches Plan to Expand Universal Pre-K, Free School Meal Programs, Teacher Training EdWeek
1/22/21 Biden Signs Executive Order to Boost Food Benefits for Children Missing School Meals Education Week
6/25/22 Biden signs the school meal waivers bill into law, but free meals are over for many NPR
1/20/20 Bill Aims To Have More Students Eating School Breakfasts WBZ-TV
3/27/23 Bill bringing New Mexico students healthy lunches awaits signature KRQE News
6/20/19 Bill introduced to end student lunch debt shaming ABC News
4/19/21 Bipartisan bill proposes expansion of summer meal program
9/12/18 Bismarck Public School brings fresh, locally produced veggies into schools Bismarck Tribune
8/22/19 Blender bikes spotlight K-12 district’s farm-to-table program Food Management
2/17/20 Booker, Cornyn introduce bill to fund school nutrition programs The Hill
2/24/20 Both moms and dads need to model healthy eating, researchers say Minn Post
4/1/19 Breakfast After the Bell will serve up student success MinnPost
3/27/23 By one vote, North Dakota Senate rejects free school lunches for low-income kids Grand Forks Herald
11/12/21 Cafeteria worker shortage? Try culinary arts students Food Management
4/6/20 Cafeteria workers need support during the COVID-19 pandemic USA Today
7/1/21 California adopts universal school meals KNBC-TV (Los Angeles)
7/13/22 California budgets $100 million for K-12 plant-based ingredients Green Queen
12/20/20 California district gives out nearly 35,000 meals to students for winter break The Daily Press
4/8/21 California moving to pioneer free meals for all students EdSource
1/4/21 California school district improves scratch-cooking program during pandemic Food Management
8/29/21 California schools prepare for universal meals Marin Independent Journal
8/12/22 California, Maine first to fund free school meals statewide Good Morning America
7/18/19 Can Ramen, Fish Nuggets And Flavor Stations Teach Kids To Love School Lunch? St. Louis Public Radio
5/21/19 Can We Stop Kids From Being Shamed Over School Lunch Debt? Civil Eats
10/29/22 Carrots for carrots: States promote buying local for school lunches The 74
10/19/20 CDC: Nearly 20% of U.S. Kids Don't Get Breakfast MedPage Today
12/6/19 CDC: Schools aren't doing enough to teach kids about nutrition UPI
1/27/20 Child nutrition advocates speak out about proposed USDA changes to school meals Food Management
7/21/22 Child nutrition reauthorization plan calls for expanding free meal access K-12 Dive
7/10/19 Child Nutrition Reporting Burden Analysis Study USDA
2/25/22 Child nutrition waivers set to expire soon WVTM-13 (Alabama)
10/2/19 Children are counting on Congress to save their school meal programs The Hill
5/7/20 Children are going hungry without school meals - and it doesn't have to be this way Newsweek
3/9/20 Children consume more calories from post-game snacks than they burn playing sports Healio
4/13/21 Children's healthiest meals of the day come from school cafeterias CNN
5/15/23 Chocolate milk faces potential ban in school cafeterias Wall Street Journal
2/23/22 CKC Good Food facility expansion means more business, better food Food Management
2/3/20 CKC News: Remembering Caravan Serai CKC Good Food
9/20/20 Clarification on NSLP-SBP Meal Pattern Rules for SY 2020-21 School Nutrition Association
5/29/19 CO schools to deliver summer meals in buses with student-created themes KUSA-TV
11/27/18 College of Public Health builds healthy eating habits in rural schools The Daily Iowan
4/23/19 Colo. looks to waive reduced-priced lunch fee for eligible high schoolers Foodservice Director
4/13/21 Colorado Districts work hard to continue safely feeding students for free Post Independent
11/8/22 Colorado Proposition FF: Universal free meals to students is close to reality with voters largely in favor The Denver Post
5/18/23 Colorado school district praised for ridding of milk cartons in lunchrooms CBS News Colorado
4/10/23 Colorado school districts prepare to provide free meals to students next year KOAA News 5 Southern Colorado
12/12/19 Colorado School Taps Container Farm for Classroom, Food Stand Public News Service


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