Some states are making a statement about new federal nutrition rules for school snacks by exempting large numbers of fundraisers from the standards.
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July 29, 2014
July 23, 2014
Like all discussions about school food lately, the latest Congressional hearing on child nutrition reauthorization focused on whether schools have struggled to meet new federal nutrition rules.
July 21, 2014
The project was authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill.
July 15, 2014
Such photos can help promote school food efforts, often executed on a tight budget.
July 09, 2014
Bipartisan efforts are brewing to increase participation in the USDA summer meals programs.
July 01, 2014
Get updated on the school food fight and play a game to mark new school nutrition rules that took effect today.
June 19, 2014
The meeting would center on concerns about heightened school nutrition standards.
June 16, 2014
The federal oversight agency recommended some efforts to improve eligibility verification in a report released Monday.
June 12, 2014
Through community eligibility, participating high-poverty districts can offer free meals to all students without requiring income verification from individual families.
June 10, 2014
Students competed at cooking healthy school meals in Washington while lawmakers continued to battle over federal school meal standards.