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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
4/26/22 3 strategies to address new school nutrition standards eSchool News
4/25/22 District sees spike in meal participation via waivers Reporter-Times (Martinsville, Ind)
4/21/22 School districts push Congress to extend free meals for students WFMJ-TV (Youngstown, OH)
4/20/22 State legislatures propose universal school meals K-12 Dive
4/20/22 Districts want extension of meal waivers to avoid "hunger cliff" KTHV-TV
4/19/22 Free school lunches ending, applications needed for next year Wyoming News Now
4/18/22 Behind the lunch tray: A look at how school meals are funded EDNC
4/18/22 High school to convert cafeteria waste into compost for sale The Sun Chronicle
4/11/22 Tater tot casserole without tater tots? Rising costs stress school lunch programs. Marketplace
4/8/22 Schools in Illinois may offer vegetarian, vegan meals Belleville News-Democrat
4/7/22 Lawmakers and industry leaders want to extend universal free meals in schools Michigan Radio
4/6/22 'A crisis point.' Schools are fighting to extend a meal program that keeps millions of kids fed TIME
4/5/22 As supply chain challenges persist, school nutrition teams go local FoodService Director
4/5/22 Universal school meals back on table in bipartisan Senate proposal K-12 Dive
4/4/22 District brings peanut butter back to menus after 18 year absence K-12 Dive
4/2/22 Proposal to continue free in-school breakfast and lunch advances in Minnesota House Duluth News Tribune
3/31/22 Senators revive school lunch debate with bill to extend universal free meals Politico
3/31/22 Free school meal program, set to expire, would be restored under Senate bill NBC News
3/24/22 Districts brace for big school lunch changes as Congress ends some pandemic aid WMYD-TV
3/22/22 Schools will soon stop serving free lunch to all students: What comes next? UConn Today
3/21/22 Millions of children will miss healthy school meals when pandemic relief expires NPR
3/21/22 The fight for free universal school meals Politico
3/18/22 Universal free school lunch is set to expire. Some lawmakers want to keep it going. Colorado Public Radio
3/18/22 District sources more local food for meals WUSA-TV (Washington, D.C.)
3/16/22 Schools warn of hunger, higher costs when federal meal waivers end Education Week
3/15/22 Families brace for possible end of universal free school meals ABC News
3/13/22 School food access at risk; leaders seek to extend USDA child nutrition programs
3/12/22 Universal school meals urged at SXSW EDU, but Congress shutters the idea K-12 Dive
3/10/22 Special meals mark National School Breakfast Week WTIC-TV (Hartford, Conn.)
3/10/22 Schools concerned about end of meal waivers KTVX-TV (Salt Lake City)
3/9/22 Millions of kids face risk of hunger if Congress doesn't extend pandemic school lunch waivers CNN
3/9/22 Finger-pointing ensues after Congress fails to extend universal school meals Politico
3/9/22 School meal programs in 'financial peril' after spending bill snub, advocates say NBC News
3/7/22 Federal school meal waiver extension in limbo MSN/CNN
3/7/22 Pandemic expansion of school lunch program appears slated to end The Washington Post
3/6/22 School Nutrition Association says go slow on nutrition overhaul Food and Environment Reporting Network
3/5/22 Free school meals for all? Colorado lawmakers want to make that a reality The Denver Post
2/28/22 Elementary school launches free dinner program WLTX
2/25/22 Child nutrition waivers set to expire soon WVTM-13 (Alabama)
2/24/22 Eat this: The path to a healthier nation starts in schools The Hill
2/24/22 3 ways operators are communicating procurement challenges to diners FoodService Director
2/23/22 CKC Good Food facility expansion means more business, better food Food Management
2/23/22 Supply shortage has schools improvising lunch menus KSLTV
2/22/22 New bill seeks raise reimbursement rate for school lunch FoodService Director
2/20/22 How school meals have changed over time The Exponent Telegram (West Virginia)
2/18/22 New report shows school lunch participation dropped by 30% during pandemic FoodService Director
2/18/22 Hot lunches: Free meals whet appetites in public schools Laconia Daily Sun
2/15/22 Schools struggling to meet USDA's latest lunch standards Messenger Inquirer


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