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1/20/21 When demand for meal kits skyrocketed, one Maryland district rose to the occasion Food Management
2/12/21 Viewpoint: Helping school food crews find their “why” Food Management
3/3/21 Research highlights crucial role of school meals in children’s health Food Management
3/11/21 Report shows huge drop in school meal counts for country’s largest districts Food Management
3/17/21 New USDA data shows fewer meals served, $2B loss for school meal programs Food Management
3/9/21 USDA announces school meal waiver extension through summer as Secretary Vilsack addresses virtual SNA conference Food Management
3/26/21 Florida County Public Schools expands school meals to seven-day meal bundles Food Management
5/19/21 Kiosks, breakfast in classroom, 5-day meal packs keep Urbandale Schools foodservice program on track to feed kids Food Management
7/8/21 SNA survey identifies challenges for new school year Food Management
7/28/21 High-schoolers grow 5% of district's produce Food Management
8/27/21 Staff and product shortages, delivery delays hamper fall school start Food Management
8/26/21 Public school offers all-day foodservice Food Management
10/19/21 Shortage of nonfood items forces schools to get creative Food Management
11/12/21 Cafeteria worker shortage? Try culinary arts students Food Management
1/7/22 USDA announces 25 cent/lunch increase in school meal reimbursements Food Management
2/23/22 CKC Good Food facility expansion means more business, better food Food Management
8/5/22 SNA report outlines challenges for next school year Food Management
8/23/22 Survey examines K-12 parent attitudes about food Food Management
9/27/22 White House releases national hunger, nutrition, health strategy proposal Food Management
10/11/22 White House announces $50 million in foodservice equipment grants for schools Food Management
10/28/22 Congress urged to expand school meal community eligibility program Food Management
7/22/19 Marketing school meals Food Management One-on-One Podcast
11/12/19 Dealing with ‘lunch shaming’ with Oakland Schools’ Lori Adkins Food Management One-on-One Podcast
5/19/21 FM On Demand: Catching up with SNA’s vice president on the possibility of universal free meals Food Mangement
1/22/21 School Nutrition Association calls for universal free meals for students 'as an intergal part of education' Food Navigator-USA
5/17/22 Pandemic EBT: A vital tool to reduce childhood hunger this summer Food Research & Action Center
11/12/20 Not Enough to Eat: COVID-19 Deepens America’s Hunger Crisis Food Research & Action Council
7/16/19 Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation: Summer Nutrition Status Report 2019 Food Research and Action Center
2/9/21 FRAC Report Underscores School Breakfast Participation Critical to Combatting Childhood Hunger, Learning Loss Caused by COVID-19 Food Research and Action Center
2/10/20 Proposed Rule to Roll Back Nutrition Standards Will Jeopardize Children’s Health and Nutrition Food Research and Action Council
7/9/21 SNA seeks to delay federal sodium requirements FoodNavigator
4/23/19 Colo. looks to waive reduced-priced lunch fee for eligible high schoolers Foodservice Director
1/23/20 K-12 operators react to USDA’s proposed changes to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs Foodservice Director
7/15/21 6,800 schools receive USDA farm-to-school grants Foodservice Director
12/7/21 School nutrition manager talks supply chain issues FoodService Director
12/17/21 How one school nutrition professional is building community on Instagram Foodservice Director
1/11/22 SNA: Make free school meals permanent FoodService Director
2/8/22 White House report calls for more full-time nutrition staffers FoodService Director
2/18/22 New report shows school lunch participation dropped by 30% during pandemic FoodService Director
2/22/22 New bill seeks raise reimbursement rate for school lunch FoodService Director
2/24/22 3 ways operators are communicating procurement challenges to diners FoodService Director
4/5/22 As supply chain challenges persist, school nutrition teams go local FoodService Director
4/29/22 Districts get ready to celebrate school nutrition professionals on National School Lunch Hero Day FoodService Director
4/28/22 As child nutrition waivers near expiration, 2 states take steps to provide universal school meals FoodService Director
5/10/22 High school nutrition team hires students to combat staffing challenges FoodService Director
5/11/22 Updated school nutrition standards reduced weight gain in students from low-income families, study says FoodService Director
5/19/22 New law requires Illinois schools to offer a plant-based lunch alternative to students FoodService Director
7/1/22 USDA to give school nutrition programs close to $1B in procurement aid FoodService Director
7/22/22 The House Committee on Education and Labor releases Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill FoodService Director
7/27/22 School nutrition professionals brace for continued supply chain challenges FoodService Director


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