legislation & regulation

The legislation, which now awaits Gov. Dannel Malloy’s signature, would require the state’s departments of agriculture and education to develop such programs in public schools.
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Public pushback is escalating over a less-publicized proposal in Congress that would make it harder for schools in high-poverty areas to offer free breakfast and lunch to all of their students.
Proposed changes to the state's free school breakfast program could cut off nearly 16,000 students, according to an advocacy group...
FSDs have more than just administrators to answer to when it comes to renovation purchases—but that’s not the only news causing sleepless nights this week.
The initiative could lead to some maneuvering on behalf of foodservice departments if high lead levels are detected.
The agency set a date and spelled out the once-vague guidelines.
Expanding the federal program to include low-income college students would increase their chances of graduating, Wisconsin Hope Lab says.
The legislation, which has moved on to the House, would require the state’s departments of agriculture and education to develop such programs in public schools.
The legislation inspired by Flint, Mich., would establish a grant program to help schools test water for lead contamination and provide relief for affected districts.
Today, a full committee will review this year's House Agriculture Appropriations bill, which includes $1 million toward studying more efficient Child Nutrition Programs reporting requirements...

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