Medicaid Now Certifies Kids For Free Lunch In MarylandHistorically, most students who receive such meals have applied for the program.
She Let A Student Take Lunchroom Food Without Paying. Then She Was FiredLunchroom employee Bonnie Kimball was fired after she says she let a student take cafeteria food he was unable to pay for but promised to repay the next day.
US Schools Rethink Meal-Debt Policies That Humiliate KidsThe U.S. Agriculture Department is requiring districts to adopt policies this month for addressing meal debts and to inform parents at the start of the academic year.
Federal Gov't Relaxes Nutrition Standards For School LunchesSchools won't have to cut the salt in meals just yet and they can serve kids fewer whole grains, under changes to federal nutrition standards.
No Free Lunch: Donors Come Forward To Erase Students' DebtsPeople around the country are paying off unpaid lunch accounts for kids.
Penn. Public School Cafeteria Worker Quits in 'Lunch Shaming'A school cafeteria worker has quit over what she considers a "lunch shaming" policy in a Pennsylvania school district.
Ask A Baltimore Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or LessMaking a good lunch, even for a picky eater, doesn't always have to be a hard or time-consuming task.
5 Federal Employees Indicted In School Lunch Scheme In Md.Five federal employees have been indicted in a school lunch theft scheme in Maryland. One of the accused sits on the board of education, according to the Prince George's County State's Attorney Office.
New Maryland Law Taking Effect On Free School MealsA new Maryland law will enable an entire school to qualify for free breakfast and lunch, instead of only individual students.
Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made MealsA new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what's offered at school.
Md. Adds $6.9 Million To School Lunch ProgramThe Maryland State Department of Education says it's awarding $6.9 million in state funds to 481 schools to supplement a federal school-breakfast program.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.