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Good news: San Francisco public school lunches likely to improve soon

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This January my mornings as a mother of two children who attend a public elementary school in San Francisco could dramatically change. I might no longer need to rise in the wee hours of the morning, a half hour before my kids wake up, to chop fruit int… [Read More]

20 school lunches from around the world

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White rice topped with a spoonful of curry in Sri Lanka. A bowl of fresh beans in Sudan. Steamed mussels served with a plate of pomme frites in France. We’ve put together a collection of photos showing what kids are getting for school lunch in 20 dif… [Read More]

Preschooler’s turkey sandwich deemed unhealthy, given chicken nuggets instead

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A North Carolina mother is upset because her preschooler’s homemade turkey sandwich was deemed unhealthy by school officials. Her daughter ate three chicken nuggets instead. Huh? Turns out the little girl attends a state school and her turkey and… [Read More]