Schools started adding in healthy options five years ago.
Reactions to new meal pattern contain postives and negatives.
Cost is biggest challenge in meeting standards.
Local produce program helps reach health goals.
Project Bread's Chefs in Schools Initiative menus healthy fare for students.
Asian, homestyle and burgers are three stations at new middle school.
Plans to experiment with tacos, fajitas and Asian and Mediterranean cuisines.
Columbus (Ohio) district attempting to recover $900,000 in unpaid lunch money.
New school nutrition director brings fresh approach to city schools.
Program helps employees recognize early warning signs in student populations.
Southeast-inspired dishes ignite non-commercial interest in Asian.
"Eat Your Colors ... But Not Your Crayons Week" event encourages kids to try new produce.
Colorado district fights against parent complaints of unhealthy food.
Beckee Moreland shares tips on how operators can go gluten free.
Switching from polystyrene foam trays to reusable plastic trays.
Ten school districts joined Fresh Food in School Project to increase local produce.
Senate measure would require 15 cents toward free and reduced lunches, and 35 cents toward breakfast.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act provides federal funds for the after-school dinner program in some areas.