REVENGE OF THE GRILLED CHEESE
“We must address the visible realities of complying with school nutrition requirements,” says National School Boards Association executive director Thomas J. Gentzel, who has released a damning new survey that finds eight out of 10 American schools now reporting increased food waste, and increased costs in an age when grilled cheese sandwiches and chocolate milk are frowned upon.
“Our poll shows that school leaders are in favor of good nutrition for children but concerned with the unintended consequences of the current federal regulations. Trays of uneaten cafeteria food thrown in the trash, hungry kids, and struggling school foodservice programs are the practical realities many school districts and students face,” Mr. Gentzel explains. “Overly rigid and unrealistic federal mandates undermine the ability of school districts to do what the law intends: prepare
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