Research showed creative menuing increased vegetable participation.
Calls restriction a "misguided nanny state."
Parents upset with policy take to Facebook.
Upset about new meal regs, students go online.
Plate encourages elementary school students to fill half with fruits and vegetables.
Ban passes despite opposition from city residents.
Weather caused 30-hour power outage.
Goal is to sell 400 or 500 salads a day.
Rate of obese children drops 5% in four years.
Fresh vegetables lead the way in this mild salsa.
Directors share tips for success and offer insight into how new meal regs are forcing changes.
Breakfast and lunch will be served in half the system.
Director developed salad bar that became national standard.
Directors believe initial drop will pick back up.
Staff feeling effects of reduced participation.
Decision raises parents ire.
Charge is for students who bring lunch from home.