legislation & regulation

As 2016 gets underway with state budgets still not approved in Illinois and Pennsylvania, state grants for higher education remain in limbo. For some students, that means not having enough money for...
An omnibus spending bill skips Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act reauthorization but gives FSDs a small win.
The bill will keep the government funded until Wednesday of next week, but it doesn’t include any revisions to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
A six-month impasse has some college students grumbling in more ways than one.
Majority of the respondents support requiring students to take a fruit or vegetable with their meals, according to the poll by a children’s-health advocacy group.
A San Francisco voice on nutrition reform says opponents of the rules in their current state are clouding the issue with out-and-out “myths.”
A group from North Carolina reminded their congressman of the adjustments schools favor.
Officials cite North Carolina’s delay in finalizing the state budget as the reason a weekend child-nutrition program hasn’t begun yet.
The proposal would reimburse applicable foodservices for the third meal.
The districts were granted state waivers to the rule.

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