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- (CHILD NUTRITION) Advocates Oppose Senate $4.5B Nutrition Funding Bill. // Children & Youth Funding Report;8/13/2010, p4
The article reports that the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is opposing the 4.5 billion dollars to the Child Nutrition funding bill passed by the U.S. Senate and advises to adopt the version of the bill approved by the House Education Committee, called Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The...
- Honorable Blanche Lincoln. // Congressional Digest;Dec2010, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p308
The article presents a speech delivered by U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas on August 5, 2010, which discusses the U.S. Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Lincoln addresses the U.S. Senate on the legislation and comments on how families will benefit from the act, noting that it includes the...
- Renewal of U.S. child nutrition bill a chance for better health. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Apr2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p1
The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama has proposed to invest 10 billion U.S. dollars over a period of 10 years in child nutrition programs through the federal Child Nutrition and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Reauthorization Act of 2004. The bill supports school meal and child...
- School-Meals Makeover Stirs the Pot. Shah, Nirvi // Education Week;4/6/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 27, p1
The article discusses a debate in U.S. public education regarding school meal policies. It addresses the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in the U.S. and the actions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in revising laws about school nutrition programs, including the National...
- Tatum ISD Announced Free and Reduced-price Meals Policy. // Trammel Trace Tribune (Tatum, TX);8/14/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 31, p1
The article reports on Tatum Independent School District policy regarding the provision of free and reduced-price meals for children under the National School Lunch Program and Breakfast Program for school year 2008-2009, which begins on August 25, 2008.
- Seamless Summer Feeding Program. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);5/29/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p3
The article offers information on the summer feeding program by the Blum Independent School District (ISD) for children 18 years old and below from June 10 to July 5, 2013.
- '97 participation rates up. // FoodService Director;12/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p24
Reports that despite a strong economy, participation in federal school nutrition programs in the United States increased measurably during the 1997 fiscal year, according to figures from the US Department of Agriculture. Number of children participating in the National School Breakfast and...
- Revamping School Meal Programs. Hunter, Beatrice Trum // Consumers' Research Magazine;Nov98, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p24
Provides information on school meal programs in the United States. Reason for launching the programs; Perception on the school breakfast program; Changes on the school lunch program in the 1990s; Overall view on the programs.
- Improving nutritional content of school meals seen priority. Sklaroff, Sara // Education Week;4/27/94, Vol. 13 Issue 31, p14
Anticipates US Congress' reauthorization of the National School Lunch and Child Nutrition acts. Use of federal dietary guidelines in the preparation of school menus; Improvement of the nutritional content of school meals; Financial issues; Other proposals being considered by Congress.