Almost 80% of school staff have received first dose of COVID vaccine, CDC says

Over 2 million Pre-K-12 teachers, school staff and childcare workers were vaccinated through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program during March.


What’s on the docket for school nutrition policy?

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and other government leaders discussed school nutrition plans at the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, held last week.

School nutrition programs also suffered financial losses in the first 9 months of COVID-19.

Bellflower Unified School District delivers scratch-made meals to students’ doors each week.

While more nutrition workers across the country are eligible for the vaccine, many are struggling to schedule appointments due to limited supplies.

Elementary students should have access to in-person instruction even when community transmission of COVID-19 is high, the CDC says.

The buses are expected to save almost 490 tons of greenhouse gas emissions over their lifetime.

The orders seek to up federal food assistance for families struggling amid COVID-19.

A majority of survey respondents said that employee safety was somewhat or much more difficult during the pandemic.

When the pandemic started, Nutrition Director Lori Danella and her team didn’t know how exactly they would pull off meal service, but they knew they had to.

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