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We do a rat experiment in one of our middle school health classes. One rat is fed a diet of junk food, and another is fed school lunch. The kids measure the rats’ growth and watch their...

Byron Sackett, child nutrition director at Lincoln County Schools in Lincolnton, N.C., wishes flavored, upscale coffees had never been created and would be a tomato farmer if he weren’t feeding children.

Emeline Garcia, cafeteria assistant at Salida (Calif.) Union School District, was hired as a two-hour cafeteria helper. Billy Reid, child nutrition services director, says she quickly showed she wanted to work more than two hours a day. Garcia quickl