Initiatives ranging from universal free status to second chance options, breakfast in the classroom and new grab-and-go carts have more than tripled participation.
The Mount Vernon School District has been chosen as the first and only district so far to participate in the MO Beef for MO Kids program.
A foundation is helping in the transformation, which has seen increases of 15 percent in participation in implemented schools.
From relaxation of regs to share tables, these are the stories that resonated the most with readers this year.
Madison County Schools helps local farmers boost their productivity and extend their growing seasons.
Comments will be used to formulate future meal pattern requirements for school meals and other federal child nutrition programs.
A district with near universal free/reduced status shows poverty is no bar to hankering for healthy, fresh fruits and veggies.
After a successful pilot program at seven schools, meatless tamales, chili, veggie burgers and more will show up in 35 more schools.
With support from her new community, Betti Wiggins is revamping school food in a post-Harvey Houston.
Nine districts in eastern Washington have made the switch.