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Long Island School District Embraces Meatless Mondays

The initiative at the Wyandanch school district is part of an international campaign to encourage less consumption of meat for health and environmental benefits.

05/28/2014

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N.J. State Comptroller: Public Employees Lied About Income For Break On Children’s Lunches

“We had looked at 15 school districts throughout New Jersey and what we found was widespread fraud in the application of the school lunch program in those districts,” Comptroller Matthew Boxer said.

07/17/2013

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Overcrowding At Queens School To Force 8th Graders Into 9:45 A.M. Lunch

It’s a predicament that has parents up in arms over whether it’s lunch or brunch their children will be eating before 10 a.m. each day.

09/04/2012

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Healthier School Lunch Menu Options Move To The Head Of The Class In New Jersey

“Lunch menus in schools will now feature more fruits and vegetables, more whole grains and only fat-free flavored or 1% white milk,” New Jersey Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Director Rose Tricario told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney.

08/15/2012

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Officials Want Probe Of Elizabeth School Lunch Program

The action comes amid a report that a principal, the school board president, and a supervisor of custodians had enrolled their children in the free or reduced lunch program even though they don’t meet requirements.

08/23/2011