Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Houston, Texas Number of Schools: 79 Number of Students: 106,000 Innovation: Leveraging a Central Kitchen Cypress-Fairbanks Independent is a very large school district, with nearly 80 schools and more than 100,000 students. To ensure that all … Read More- October 10, 2011
Saint Paul Public Schools, Minnesota Number of Schools: 64 Number of Students: 38,000 Innovation: Student Taste Tests Recognizing that some of the most popular items in her schools’ cafeterias were among the least healthy, Jean Ronnei, director of nutrition and … Read More- October 10, 2011
“Hopkins students get a taste of Minnesota geography each time they bite into lunch. From beef hot dogs made in Cannon Falls to Bemidji-grown brown rice, Hopkins and more Minnesota schools are going closer to home this fall for locally … Read More- September 16, 2011
“In the small Seymour Community School District in Indiana last school year, lunch and breakfast prices went up about 25 cents each because, for the first time, the district charged its own cafeteria $100,000 for cleaning, trash service, and electricity … Read More- August 23, 2011
The National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs provide meals to tens of millions of children each day, accounting for up to one-half of those students’ daily calories.4,5 However, more than 90 percent of schools serve meals that do not … Read More- August 18, 2011
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