The teacher's union has filed a grievance because of mess and reduction in teaching time.
Following a protest over the new meal regs, one school district struggles to increase participation.
Several states were elimiinated from the study, which could have affected the results.
The School Nutrition Association’s annual conference provided plenty of healthy fodder for attendees.
The state adopted similar rules in 2006.
Administrators hope the plan will save money and allow schools to focus on teaching.
The district worked with local producers to purchase beef and chicken for use in school meals.
The district says it can be more efficient and create from-scratch meals.
A gluten-free item cannot contain more than 20 parts per million of gluten.
Michigan Court of Appeals dismisses lawsuit filed after district banned peanuts from being brought to schools in students' lunches.
State legislature says money will strengthen local economies.
App also provides nutritional and allergen information.
Vegetables were the most likely item to be found in the trash.
Olive, avocado and oil blends help operators provide healthier flavor profiles.
Taking kids to farm is one strategy that has worked.
Unpaid meal debt accounts for $300,000.
Lisa Banner's drive and motivation has made her a success at (The Nutrition Group Inc.), Montour School District.
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Schools opt out of community eligibility program because administrators say lunch benefits don't outweight other lost funds.