That ringing we hear is the sound of school bells. We knew it was coming, foretold by streams of anxious parents in store aisles, numbly checking and re-checking school supply lists.
Instead of driving to lunch, Mississippi University for Women faculty, staff and students are encouraged to walk to lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
A yearly Thanksgiving luncheon for senior citizens in Columbus will not happen this year.
All of the estimated 4,600 children in the Columbus Municipal School District will now receive a free breakfast and lunch each school day.
Many children get sick when the school year starts up, and germs may be lurking in an unexpected place: the lunchbox.
First lady Michelle Obama is striking back at House Republicans who are trying to weaken healthier school meal standards, saying any effort to roll back the guidelines is “unacceptable.”
House Republicans are proposing to let some schools opt out of healthier school lunch and breakfast programs if they are losing money.
Becky Domokos-Bays of Alexandria City Public Schools has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she said, they rejected it.
It’s not just about what America’s kids are getting in the lunch line.
The Obama administration is moving to phase out junk food advertising on football scoreboards and elsewhere on school grounds — part of a broad effort to combat child obesity and create what Michelle Obama calls “a new norm” for today’s schoolchildren and future generations.
WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department says 524 schools — out of about 100,000 — have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program