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June 12, 2014

Community Eligibility Deadline Extended to August 31

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 Showcase Culinary Skills on Front Lines of the Fight Over School Food

Students competed at cooking healthy school meals in Washington while lawmakers continued to battle over federal school meal standards.

May 29, 2014

House School Meal Waiver Plan Survives Amendment Attempt

If it becomes law, the waiver plan would let some schools opt out of heightened nutrition standards next year.

May 22, 2014

Full Waivers From School Meal Standards Not Included in Senate Proposal

Senate panel's amendment includes a plan to provide training for schools to comply with student nutrition standards.

May 21, 2014

Are Schools Ready for New Competitive Foods Standards?

Authors of a new study analyzed state policies on school snacks to see if they match new USDA regulations.

May 20, 2014

USDA Grants Flexibility in Meeting Its Whole-Grain Requirement

The flexibility comes as Congress considers allowing some districts to opt out of school nutrition standards.

May 19, 2014

Waivers From Nutrition Standards Included in Agriculture Budget Proposal

The proposal would require the waivers for districts that can demonstrate at least six months of net revenue loss from compliance.

May 16, 2014

Chocolate Milk Almost Accidentally Banned in Connecticut Schools

Sodium limits for school beverages included in a state bill would have ruled out chocolate milk, but Gov. Dannel Malloy says that won't happen.

April 23, 2014

Blue Chicken Lessons: Putting Student Perception to Work in Your Lunchroom

Principles of sensory perception and behavioral economics make students more or less likely to select and eat healthy foods in the lunch line, researchers have found.

April 07, 2014

Standards for Nutrition Workers Are 'Unfunded Mandate,' Organizations Say

The USDA was instructed to create the rule under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which also mandated new nutrition standards for school meals.

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