I've struggled with weight since I was 12 years old. I remember sitting in the school cafeteria, staring at my hot lunch, not wanting to eat it because I thought, "I needed to lose 10 pounds." I was 110. I was never the skinny one in my group of friends, and this weighed on me tremendously. Show More Summary
Children are going hungry because schools refuse to serve them lunches... and then publicly shame them.
The first vessel in the new NYC Ferry’s fleet has been christened Lunch Box, following a naming competition held amongst New York school students. Lunch Box, which has already been followed by a subsequent pair of vessel in New York, is the…
As a candidate, Mayor de Blasio promised to enact universal free school lunch in New York City public schools. The Mayor has aggressively pursued policies to decrease inequality in the City and clearly understands the important links among food access, health, and learning. Show More Summary
``The Education Policy Institute's analysis found that about 100,000 children who are in relative poverty will no longer receive a free meal under May's proposals. It found that an additional 667,000 children defined as coming from "ordinary working families" would no longer receive a free lunch.''
The Texas House has revived a much-watched bill to keep schools from stigmatizing children while trying to collect parents' lunch debts. San Antonio Democratic Rep. Diego Bernal included language discouraging … Click to Continue »
By Jessica Hoffman, Juliana Cohen, Lindsay Rosenfeld, and Edward Alan Miller The National School Lunch Program, administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), provides a critical source of nutrition for over 31 million children in the United States every day. Show More Summary
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After hearing about widespread "lunch shaming," a dad took matters into his own hands. Appalled by ‘Lunch Shaming,’ a Dad Raised $23K to Pay Off School Lunch Debts is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Back in grade school, being good at Guitar Hero kinda meant something. Though one's virtual six-string virtuosity didn't always carry enough weight to garner widespread recognition, it was a way of acquiring lunch table respect. By proving...Show More Summary
Post by Alaisha Key. As we near closer to the end of the school year and the beginning of summer vacation, it seems that parents and kids alike are dealing with more issues than simply picking the right camp. Lunch shaming is a problem that has been popping up in schools around the country, especially as end-of-the-year debts are distributed. Show More Summary
She's not happy.
“What is wrong with you?”
Last Friday, former First Lady Michelle Obama blasted Trump and Republicans for trying to roll back her healthy school lunch program, accusing them of not caring about kids. “ What is wrong with you?” Obama provocatively asked her left-leaning audience. Show More Summary
Michelle Obama made combating childhood obesity her mission, and used public school lunches as a weapon in her battle. But unfortunately, her “improved” school lunch program was a massive failure,
At lunch today with the Mayor of London’s music fund, we heard from Benjamin who had been living with his mother and brother in a rundown hostel after they were made homeless. Benjamin was failing at school, had no friends because he could not bring them home and was deeply unhappy. Then a teacher put […]
Sounds like the Obamas are both unhappy with their legacies being unwound by President Donald Trump. After former president Barack Obama criticized Trump over various policies and winding back his legacy, former First Lady Michelle Obama took aim at the Trump administration winding back her school lunch policies. The Trump administration changed the nutritional requirements […]
Michelle Obama appeared to paint Donald Trump as a man who doesn’t care about children eating healthy food after his administration modified the school lunch nutritional requirements. When doing so, the Trump White House made the school...Show More Summary
Former first lady attacks president’s reversal of regulations to help improve school lunches: ‘Think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap.’ Michelle Obama has made her strongest political intervention since leaving theShow More Summary
From the "Tuition and Financial Aid" page for Sidwell Friends school in Washington, D.C.: Middle and Upper Schools $40,840 (includes hot lunch) Per year...