Contact Us
Make My Homepage
school lunches

school lunches

school lunch
(Valueline, ThinkStock)
[

Trev — there’s no such thing as lunch shaming

I don't think it exists. There are just too many ways to avoid it, plus the school will always give the child a meal.

Read More

Mortarboard and Diploma (Fuse, ThinkStock)
Fuse, ThinkStock
[

Fair Lawn students publicly shamed, graduation threatened over lunch money

This is between the parents and the school. To deny graduation to a senior who otherwise earned it is despicable.

Read More

Graduate receiving a diploma, close-up of hands
Chad Baker/Jason Reed/Ryan McVay, ThinkStock
[

Fair Lawn lunch money shakedown not the work of a bully, but the school itself

High school seniors were allegedly the targets of a "name and shame" by administrators, who called the students out for being delinquent on lunch or library payments.

Read More

Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
[

Longer school lunches mean more to eat for kids

How long do your children have to eat lunch in school and how much are they eating?

Read More

Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
Summer may leave many children hungry who normally take advantage of free or reduce-priced meals in school. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
[

Summer leaves thousands of NJ children hungry, report shows

School is out for the summer, but for tens of thousands of children who eat free or reduced-price meals at school, they lack healthy access to food during the summer, according to a new report by Advocates for Children of New Jersey and the NJ Food for Thought Campaign.

Read More

Boy with lunch sitting in school cafeteria
Creatas, ThinkStock
[

Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches

Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall.

Read More

Healthy Lunch In Schools Program
Tim Boyle, Getty Images
[

Should school cafeterias offer cultural food preferences?

Jim discussed a bill this morning that currently resides in the Legislature that would require all NJ schools to offer culturally diverse food options for lunch.

Read More

School Lunch
Scott Olson, Getty Images
[

House Considers Bill to Waive School Meal Rules

The House considered legislation on Wednesday that would allow some schools to opt out of healthier meal standards -- a proposal that has drawn a veto threat from the White House.

Read More

First Lady Michelle Obama at an event promoting healthier school lunches. (Alex Wong, Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama at an event promoting healthier school lunches. (Alex Wong, Getty Images)
[

USDA Delays Whole Grains Requirement for Schools

The Agriculture Department will allow some schools to delay adding more whole-grain foods to meals this year, responding to criticism from school nutrition officials and Congress that the standards were too difficult to put in place.

Read More

Students eat their lunch in the cafeteria at Thomas Jefferson High School  in Dallas, Friday, April 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Students eat their lunch in the cafeteria at Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
[

Schools Seek Upgrades to Entice Healthy Eating

Industrial blenders mix up smoothies for students in New York while some schools in California are adding salad bars. In Dallas, campus cafeterias use pass-through coolers and warmers to make sure the food is just right before it's served.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.