Post Tagged with: "school lunches"

Kangwon Lee, president of the Korean Cuisine Globalization Committee, donating a rice cooker to Pomptonian Food Service at Valley Regional Old Tappan High School on Oct. 18. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Food Added to Northern NJ School Menus

Education, Food, Metro Area October 23, 2017 at 3:13 pm

An increasing number of public high schools in northern New Jersey now have Korean food on the menu following efforts by the Korean Cuisine Globalization Committee, reports Korea Daily.

Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch?

Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch?

Central American, Food, New York, Religion, Video October 5, 2017 at 4:48 pm

CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at questions of funding related to the city’s Free School Lunch for All program. Also covered is a campaign to educate Americans on the Sikh community, and a documentary on Mayan resistance in Guatemala.

(Photo via NYC Schools/Flickr)

Beyond ‘Free School Lunch for All’

Education, Food, New York September 18, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Following the implementation of the Free School Lunch for All program in NYC public schools, Chalkbeat looks at a funding concern among some principals resulting from the new policy.

Many students from low-income family do not participate in the available free lunch programs. (Photo via El Diario)

Parents Request Free Lunches for all NYC Students

Food, Government, New York, Youth March 14, 2016 at 4:41 pm

Public Advocate Letitia James and a coalition of parents asked the mayor to include the Lunch 4 Learning initiative in the city’s budget, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Students at Junior High School 189 in Flushing sampling Korean food at lunchtime. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Cuisine Comes to Flushing School

East Asian, Education, Food December 9, 2016 at 3:40 pm

Kimchi came to a Flushing junior high school as part of a program to bring Korean cuisine to schools in Queens with large numbers of Korean students, reports Korea Daily.

Korean food being offered at Palisades Park Jr./Sr. High School in New Jersey in 2012. Students may soon have Korean food among their lunch choices.  (Photo via The Korea Times)

Korean Food for Lunch at NJ Schools?

East Asian, Food, Metro Area July 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Korean food may soon be among the lunch choices for some students in New Jersey schools, The Korea Times reports.

Korean food being offered at Palisades Park Jr/Sr High School in New Jersey in 2012. A new program will offer Korean lunch choices once a week to elementary students in Palisades Park. (Photo via The Korea Times)

Korean School Lunches Coming to One NJ Town

East Asian, Education, Food, Metro Area April 22, 2015 at 3:56 pm

An organization that promotes Korean healthy food choices has reached an agreement to offer Korean lunch selections once a week at a New Jersey elementary school, The Korea Times reports.

Last year, only 32.6 percent of city kids who participated in free or reduced-price lunch plans during the academic school year regularly ate free meals from the Summer Food Service Program. (Photo by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Creative Commons license)

Turnout Low for Kids’ Summer Food Program

Education, Food August 13, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Of the kids who receive free or reduced-price lunches during the school year, only a fraction regularly eat meals provided by the Summer Food Service Program. Brooklyn Bureau looks at factors contributing to this discrepancy, as advocates and the DOE work on outreach and facilitating access to the meals.

School lunch fee increases would burden many families. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Parents More Concerned with Quality of School Lunches Than Cost

Asian, Education, Environment, Food, New York November 27, 2012 at 6:15 pm

Parents in Chinatown are more concerned about the quality of food being offered in schools than Mayor Bloomberg’s plans to increase school lunch costs by $1 to narrow down the budget gap, reports the Sing Tao Daily.