Kan. shuts down school buildings until next school year

Students will learn remotely for the rest of the semester.


What the coronavirus pandemic means for K-12 foodservice

FSD editors discuss how school closures are impacting the state of school meals.

A number of state and local governments are restricting dining out in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The survey showed that 1,211 respondents were either engaged in emergency meal and food assistance or were developing plans to feed students during coronavirus-related school closures.

The meals will be delivered to students in rural areas who don’t have access to a Summer Food Service Program meal site.

“Mobilizing food is one of the biggest challenges,” says the foundation’s executive director.

The comment period has been extended by 30 days and will now end on April 22.

All schools in the state are closed for several weeks to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act will provide $1 billion in funding to food programs such as SNAP.

The president and health officials also asked citizens to avoid gatherings with more than 10 people, at home as well as outside.

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