A survey of students at Fairfax County Public Schools shows that 79% of students strongly disagree with the statement, "I usually like the food served in the cafeteria."
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A recent study in the British school system finds children entitled to Free School Meals make healthier lunch choices than middle-class children.
Get menu development inspiration from these school districts.
Mentor High School students have taken the time to learn and adjust to the new health requirements.
Corona-Norco Unified School District's fourth- to sixth- graders gave their input during a taste test last week.
Boulder Valley School District uses seasonal produce to spice up its lunch menus.
Kanu o ka Aina Public Charter School is one of the 32 charter schools left to come up with their own meal plans.
The Marion County School District brought in 1.1 million more than it spent in the 2012-13 school year.
Manatee County, Fla., director is former president of School Nutrition Association
Canandaigua school district had an $83,000 deficit last school year due to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
Placing call outs on menus is No. 1 way operators market better-for-you dining options.
According to the Department of Education, laptops do not meet the USDA federal regulations to improve foodservice program delivery.
New Castle Area School District head cook makes sure every child eats lunch, even if that means switching out their lunch items.
Students with over five unpaid lunches will face lunch detention and receive a PB&J sandwich or a cheese sandwich.
Operators must likely to offer frequent purchase programs to encourage healthy dining.
This month: all-beef burgers are booted in Fairfax schools, guacamole and chips are a hit at Northwestern University, Metz's Live Well program adds whole grains into its concept and more.
Nine Utah school districts reported to serving local produce in their school lunches.
Over the next two years, districts are encouraged to increase breakfast program participation by 25 percent.