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4/28/21 Biden Pitches Plan to Expand Universal Pre-K, Free School Meal Programs, Teacher Training EdWeek
4/28/21 4 ways Biden’s American Families Plan would matter for schools and children Chalkbeat
4/27/21 Schools see increase in breakfast meals served, credits nationwide COVID-19 waivers NewsRepublican.com
4/25/21 Thanks to the feds, all students will eat for free again next school year VTDigger
4/22/21 14-year study shows school lunches among highest-quality meals in US Good Morning America
4/21/21 General Mills celebrates Trayblazers General Mills
4/20/21 USDA Issues Pandemic Flexibilities for Schools and Day Care Facilities through June 2022 USDA
4/20/21 USDA extends universal free lunch through next school year, bringing relief to millions of food-insecure families Washington Post
4/20/21 Biden administration extends universal free school lunch through 2022 The Hill
4/20/21 SNA Applauds USDA Waiver Announcement School Nutrition Association
4/20/21 USDA Extends School Meal Waivers: Good News for Students, Families, Schools No Kid Hungry
4/19/21 Bipartisan bill proposes expansion of summer meal program LocalSyr.com
4/19/21 Questions and Answers Regarding Child Nutrition Program Oversight, Administration, and Reporting During COVID-19 USDA
4/14/21 California District Sees Fewer Families In Drive-Thru Lunch Program KPIX
4/14/21 Nationwide Waiver of Community Eligibility Provision Deadlines in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs USDA
4/13/21 Massachusetts State Lawmakers Want To Offer Free School Meals Permanently WBZ News Radio
4/13/21 Colorado Districts work hard to continue safely feeding students for free Post Independent
4/13/21 Children's healthiest meals of the day come from school cafeterias CNN
4/8/21 Elementary School holds lunch in classes NWestIowa.com
4/8/21 California moving to pioneer free meals for all students EdSource
4/7/21 Minnesota Foodservice Director Honored for Work Morrison County Record
4/1/21 US hunger crisis persists, especially for kids, older adults AP News
3/31/21 Solving the Carry Out Dilemma of COVID-19 School Nutrition Association
3/30/21 Reinventing School Lunch NBCConnecticut
3/26/21 Florida County Public Schools expands school meals to seven-day meal bundles Food Management
3/18/21 School lunch leaders want free meals for all students Rochester Post Bulletin
3/17/21 New USDA data shows fewer meals served, $2B loss for school meal programs Food Management
3/16/21 Local officials, parents fight to keep cost-free meals coming for kids WRDW
3/13/21 Iowa School District announces no-cost meal sites during Spring Break News KWWL
3/11/21 Iowa district nutrition director petitions Congress for school lunch reform KTTC
3/11/21 Report shows huge drop in school meal counts for country’s largest districts Food Management
3/9/21 USDA announces school meal waiver extension through summer as Secretary Vilsack addresses virtual SNA conference Food Management
3/9/21 USDA Extends Free Meals to Children through Summer 2021 Due to Pandemic USDA
3/7/21 Free meal programs in RCAS see increased participation KOTA TV
3/7/21 As break begins, Duval County Public Schools gives food to students who depend on in-school meals News4JAX
3/4/21 School Meals Have Been Free To All Students During The Pandemic. Some Want To See That Continue Past COVID-19 Wisconsin Public Radio
3/4/21 Metro area school districts launch pilot program to target food insecurity, waste KVRR
3/3/21 Healthy Meals at No Charge Serveddigizine
3/3/21 Research highlights crucial role of school meals in children’s health Food Management
2/26/21 Stanly County Schools to provide meal bundles during Spring Break Stanly News and Press
2/25/21 Santa Ana Unified to offer free weekend meals for children Orange County Register
2/23/21 No child left hungry: Holmen nutrition leader pushes for permanent free school lunch News8000.com
2/19/21 Timing of food stamps can affect students’ test scores, study finds Education Week
2/18/21 Is lunchtime the ‘weak link’ in school reopening plans? Education Week
2/18/21 No evidence coronavirus spreads through food or food packaging: FDA Healthy Day
2/16/21 School districts face staff shortages with return to full time Idaho Press
2/15/21 Universal school meals are the best response to food insecurity Brattleboro Reformer
2/12/21 The pandemic has made school lunch free for all public school students. Advocates are hoping to make the change permanent. The Counter
2/12/21 Viewpoint: Helping school food crews find their “why” Food Management
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

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