Posts tagged "school lunch"

Another fly in the school lunch program: abuse

Another fly in the school lunch program: abuse
There is such a thing as a free lunch in Chicago Public Schools. Too many of them, in fact, reports the Chicago Tribune. A new report by CPS’ inspector general James Sullivan shows the free school lunch program is rife with abuse, with parents routinely encouraged to submit fraudulent applications. Thousands of children who don’t... Read more »

Poor kids may be getting a better lunch, but less dinner

More fruits, vegetables and whole grains in school lunches – what could be wrong with that? Quite a bit if the U.S. House of Representatives passes a revamped school lunch bill. The legislation would give schools more money for lunches, but would do so by cutting funding for food stamps. That equation is raising the... Read more »