ON THE LINE Students are liking the new semiscratch lunches at 60 Cleveland schools a departure from the prepackaged meals of the past

ON THE LINE: Students are liking the new, semi-scratch lunches at 60 Cleveland schools, a departure from the prepackaged meals of the past.

Cleveland schools move to semi-scratch model, increase participation

A new director arrived at Cleveland Metropolitan School District this fall determined to convert two-thirds of the district’s kitchens from prepackaged to semi-scratch by the end of the year.

At Huntsville (Ala.) City Schools, Joseph Vaughn put into place a successful school lunch program and summer feeding initiative that received recognition from the USDA.

When Vaughn moved north earlier this year to take the reins as executive director of food and child nutrition services at Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), his first focus was making improvements to the way lunch was served.

“For years, many locations of CMSD served food individually packag

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