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South Carolina law bans use of collection agencies to recover school meal debt

School districts in the state will no longer be able to hire such agencies to recoup unpaid debts.

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New Jersey bill would set up school breakfast kiosk pilot program

If made law, the state would run the pilot at three school districts.

The 2-year grants were awarded to eight states to help them build and retain a strong school nutrition workforce.

If signed into law, students would start receiving the meals this upcoming school year.

School nutrition programs must provide a plant-based option when requested, starting in 2023.

The study compared the BMI of elementary students before and after the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was implemented.

The options would be offered to students at no additional cost, and schools would be required to provide them during every meal and snack served in the cafeteria.

The initiative’s benefits are two-fold: offering interns real-world work experience while giving Chartwells an inside look at what college students want from their dining program.

The conference will gather stakeholders to discuss how to end hunger nationwide and increase Americans' physical activity by 2030.

The bill, which would provide universal free meals to students in the state, would only go into effect if state voters approved it during the upcoming election in November.

The recipients have been announced just ahead of National School Lunch Hero Day.

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