After growing by some 200,000 children annually between 2011 and 2015, the increase in national participation in the Afterschool Supper Program dropped to only about 48,000 in 2016, according to research by the Food Research & Action Center.
Two new efforts, involving more flexibility in nutrition program director qualifications and the advent of resources to ease the school meal application process for families, were just announced at the SNA Legislative Action Conference.
Students are savoring the outdoor grill experience, ripping into barbecued ribs, burgers and hot dogs, served outdoors and resulting in shorter lines at lunchtime in California’s Sweetwater Union High School District.
Seems like a week doesn’t go by without a story of someone in a school purchasing position getting into hot water. Here is some guidance from a director who’s made of study of the issue on how to stay clear of potential trouble.