Good Intentions Gone Bad

Good Intentions Gone Bad

St. Helena School District toughened up its nutrition standards beyond federal school meal requirements and got burned.

The old saying about leading horses to water but not being able to make them drink applies perfectly to K-12 dining, where mandates and good intentions have produced menus healthier than ever. However, that doesn’t translate to kids actually taking and eating it.

While all schools participating in the federal National School Lunch Program (NSLP) have had to deal with the issues surrounding the toughened standards mandated by the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, the St. Hele

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