school lunches

Free Meals Help Fill Nutrition Gap during Summer

Jun 3, 2016
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As school lets out, many children lose access to free or reduced-price school meals. Efforts to provide meals to those kids begin next week.

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A new study shows that children increase their fruit and vegetable intake if they eat school lunch after recess. The study was conducted by researchers at The Veggie Project, a Brigham Young University initiative.

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The Salt Lake City School Board plans to discuss tonight how to move forward with an outside investigation into the seizure of more than 30 school lunches from Uintah Elementary School. The decision comes as the district’s human resources department continues its ongoing probe into the incident.