The class bully is an archetype of American childhood. Maybe he was the biggest kid in the fifth grade. Maybe she cut class and stole lunch money. Today, school bullies are more skilled in the digital art of mental abuse, using venues...Show More Summary
Woman was reportedly attacked in a parking lot in Pomona during her lunch break
From the March 25 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Previously: After Hearing From NFL Star Victor Cruz, Fox News Suddenly Believes In Healthy School Nutrition Fox News' Special Report: Healthier School Lunch Standards Mean "The Lunch Lady Is Now A Health Czar" Ben Stein On Fox: Michelle Obama's Healthy School Lunch Initiative Is Orwellian
The chef will serve as editor-in-chief. Chef/empire builder/school lunch crusader Jamie Oliver is launching a new magazine. According to the Guardian, the British chef has inked a partnership deal with media company Time Out to launch a print version of Oliver's popular YouTube channel and community Food Tube. Show More Summary
A school food safety bill in Wisconsin would treat lunch rooms like restaurants in that someone on staff would be required to obtain a food protection certificate before the facility could serve students. Assembly Bill (AB) 37 is awaiting action in the Wisconsin Senate after clearing the Assembly on a voice vote March 17. Rep.... Continue Reading
This news will not blow back any foodies' aprons, but is a useful reminder to lunch ladies and school boards everywhere: When it comes to making the good-for-you parts of school lunches delicious enough to actually eat, chefs really do earn their keep.
Brent Almond packs super awesome lunches for his preschool son, and it's not just about the food.Every school morning for the past year and a half, the Maryland blogger and graphic designer takes a Sharpie or two (or three) to a Post-It Note and doodles an incredible cartoon message. He then tucks the note inside his son’s caped Superman lunch bag.
With so many children getting about half of their daily calories from school meals, it’s critical that school cafeterias provider healthier options. The latest research suggests one way to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables
In schools where trained chefs jazzed up fare, children ate more fruits and vegetables--and the schools themselves saved money, according to a study released online Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.Read full article >>
Five teenagers attending Arizona’s Flowing Wells High School have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree. According to CNN, the teenagers would gather before school and during lunch to discuss the murder of a classmate. Show More Summary
While attending Pierce College last fall, Edward Galan ate lunch most days at food trucks that gathered in the school's parking lot.
An accountant for a California school district piled up her purse with ill-gotten gains – by stuffing her bra with more than $1.8 million in stolen lunch money! Judith Oakes has been sentenced to five years in prison for raiding the coffers of the school lunch programs in the Rialto Unified School District. Show More Summary
Kraft Singles, those individually wrapped slices of processed cheese that have long been a staple of school lunches, are the first product to earn a nutrition seal from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Watch the segment above (via Media Matters for America). Or, listen to this CRPE discussion about Why Reformers Need an Attitude Adjustment.
Seven-year-old Sophia Angelini was headed back into her school at lunch time to retrieve her jacket, when she tripped over her shoelace and fell. What appeared to be a simple trip injured her left kidney so badly that doctors say that one-third of the organ may be irreparably damaged, reports ABC. Show More Summary
The reality of school lunches and wishful thinking
The case for keeping parents in the workforce with flexibility. It's 12:28 p.m. and I've just finished lunch at my desk when the phone rings. The number of my oldest child's school flashes on my phone's screen and I say a quick prayer...Show More Summary
From the March 9 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Previously: Fox News' Special Report: Healthier School Lunch Standards Mean "The Lunch Lady Is Now A Health Czar" Fox Host: Michelle Obama Is Too Fat To Be Credible On Nutrition How Conservative Media's Attacks On Michelle Obama's Anti-Obesity Efforts May Lead To A Government Shutdown
DUMONT, NJ – Students will return to Grant Elementary School this morning following the death of one of their classmates who jumped out of a classroom’s second-story window. On Friday, around 20 fifth-graders and a lunch aide were in...Show More Summary
These days you can boycott just about anything: bad school lunches, unfair rules, and now Facebook emoticons. Activist group Endangered Bodies has started a campaign urging the social network to get rid of the word “fat” as an option for the moods feature. Show More Summary