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For food sold within schools but outside the cafeteria line, change is coming.
First Lady Michelle Obama Announces New Efforts to Support Healthy School Food
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More than 7,000 Parents and 30 Organizations Urge CPS to Adopt Daily PE
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On July 9, 2013 Healthy Schools Campaign convened a meeting of 20 health and education experts to discuss opportunities for integrating health and wellness into the Department of Education’s School Improvement Grant program. Last week, Healthy Schools Campaign released the meeting report which highlights a number of strategies identified by the group including:
Houston culinary students take on school food in the city’s inaugural Cooking up Change competition.
Teams of culinary arts students from seven Wichita high schools put their healthy school meals to the test at Wichita’s Cooking up Change competition.
Check out photos from the Cooking up Change competition hosted by Winston-Salem’s Forsyth County School District.
A winning meal of chicken stir-fry with a side of Asian vegetables and stewed apples is sending three Winston-Salem juniors to Washington, D.C. for the Cooking up Change national finals.
Culinary arts and hospitality students from Forsyth County Schools Career Center are creating healthy school meals for a chance to win a trip to the Cooking up Change national final in Washington, D.C.
How many high school students would pass up chips for veggies? You wouldn't think that many, but three Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County culinary students are taking part in a competition that might help to change that.
Some local students spent part of their day in the kitchen competing in the Cooking up Change national culinary contest.
In this web extra, Sara Porter with the Healthy Schools Campaign explains what the contest is all about.