SCHOOL LUNCH REFORM, PART II: White House budget targets NSLP over-certifications
- The Budget. Savage, David G. // Education Digest;May1980, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p57
This article reports that the federal revenues are projected to go up by $76 billion in 1980, just because of inflation. Inflation continually pushes taxpayers into higher brackets, and the federal treasury is the beneficiary. If the U.S. House and Senate can agree on a way to hold the spending...
- Free Lunch. // National Review;4/3/1995, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p15
This article assesses the school-lunch program proposed in the U.S. Congress in 1995. The proposal was supported by the Republicans in the Congress. The program aims to feed more children in the country. However, the proposal encountered criticisms from Democratic legislators. Its critics argued...
- Eating at School: How the National School Lunch Program Affects Children's Diets. Gleason, Philip M.; Suitor, Carol W. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov2003, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p1047
This article examines the impact of participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) on children's dietary intake at lunchtime and over 24 hours. Using a fixed effects model to control for selection bias, we find that NSLP participation leads to increased 24-hour intake of six vitamins...
- FREE LUNCH. // State Legislatures;Sep2005, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p6
Presents data on the number of children eligible for the free school lunch program in the U.S. Increase in the number of eligible children between 1988 and 2003; States with highest percentage of children eligible for the program.
- Irradiated School Lunch Update. Williams, Rose Marie // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Oct2004, Issue 255, p36
Reports an update regarding the use of irradiated food in the National School Lunch Program of the U. S. Enactment of the Child Nutrition Act; Pros and cons of irradiation; effect of irradiation to foods.
- Making school lunches healthier, tastier. // American Teacher;May/Jun2010, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p11
The article reports on the trip of a team from Tilden Career Community High School in Chicago, Illinois to Washington D.C. in March 2010 to prepare school lunches for some congressional members after they won a contest called Cooking Up Change sponsored by the Healthy Schools Campaign.
- 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.
- Care Packages. Hurst, Marianne D. // Education Week;4/28/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 33, p3
Schools in many rural and low-income communities are trying to combat hunger through a program called Backpack Buddies. Started in 1995 in Little Rock, Arkansas, it provides students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches with backpacks of food they can take home on weekends. Each...
- Working toward wellness. // American School Board Journal;Aug2014, Vol. 201 Issue 4, p12
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