Healthy Foods on the School Lunch Menu

A new commitment to keep healthy foods on the school lunch menu is underway, which includes the menu being monitored on a new interactive website. The new plan for Lee County Florida’s web based menu system is called Nutrislice, and will be accessible by...

A Free Lunch For All New York Middle School Students

A free lunch for all New York middle school students, regardless of income certification?  In New York City? Yes, the $75 billion plan for education includes the beginning of offering free lunch for all 1.1 million students enrolled in the system.  This will expand a...

School Buses Delivering Kids’ Summer Meals

Now that school is out, hungry children can still receive adequate nutrition with the arrival of school buses delivering kids’ summer meals.  Many families rely on school nutrition programs to feed their children, and are frequently financiall strapped during...

Banning Chocolate Milk from Schools

The intention behind banning chocolate milk from schools was a good one.  School officials reasoned that children would consume less sugar and make healthy choices as an alternative.  However, the ban had unintended consequences. Because of the need to combat...