One item the district added after going off the NSLP was sushi

One item the district added after going off the NSLP was sushi.

Dropping the Federal School Program, A Success Story

When Township High School District 214 opted out of the National School Lunch Program, the quality and variety of food—as well as participation—improved significantly.

Getting kids to want to eat healthy is a challenge. Offering them nutritious foods that are also delicious at an incredibly low cost is an even bigger challenge.

When you compound the aforementioned with new government mandates dictating restrictions on protein, sodium and fat, it’s no surprise that some districts—like Township High School District 214, in Arlington Heights, Ill.—are opting out of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) in order to continue to offer foods that

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