Food pantries have begun working with schools to provide students and families in need better access to food.
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March 06, 2013
March 05, 2013
Implementing rules about school breakfast is just too much as districts struggle with the many changes to school lunch this year, some school district food directors say.
March 01, 2013
Michelle Obama wants schools to help students get the recommend 60 minutes of daily physical activity and has lined up partners to help them accomplish the goal.
February 26, 2013
This February marks the third anniversary of Let's Move!, the campaign against child obesity that was developed by First Lady Michelle Obama.
February 20, 2013
A new study shows that children will snack in response to stress, even if they're not hungry.
February 07, 2013
Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
February 01, 2013
The changes are parallel to shifts in USDA rules about school meals that took effect this school year and would exempt occasional fundraising events such as bake sales.
January 25, 2013
The Niskayuna school district said that although the district has worked hard to implement the new standards students responded very poorly to the revamped meals.
January 16, 2013
In many school districts, more than 90 percent of schools that serve lunch to low-income students now serve breakfast at school, too, new data show.
December 11, 2012
Student engagement, students' perception of safety at school, and their health played a role in their performance on international tests.