The Answer Sheet: school meals


Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 10/21/2010

Kudos for D.C. school meal program but hold applause for Congress

D.C. public schools officials deserve an ovation for a new program to feed dinner to about 10,000 students in an effort to help improve childhood nutrition and ensure that kids don’t go hungry. But let's hold the applause for Congress.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:41 AM ET, 10/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Schools, D.C. Schools | Tags:  d.c. schools, dinners at school, food stamps, healthy meals, hunger, michelle rhee, nutrition, obama administration, school breakfast, school dinners, school lunch, school meals, school nutrition act

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 07/15/2010

Fairfax schools' food program named nation’s best

Good news for Fairfax County Public Schools: It’s nutrition program was named best in the country by the School Nutrition Association. What makes it so good.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:03 PM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health | Tags:  fairfax nutrition program, fairfax wins award, meals in fairfax schools, school meal planning, school meals, school nutrition association