Nutrition programs promote wellness and prepare students to learn. All students deserve healthy school meals.
Support strong public schools by taking these actions today.
Learning takes concentration and energy, but students who are hungry don’t have the fuel their bodies need. We can fix this by providing healthy school meals to all students, ensuring that they are hunger-free and ready to learn.
Email your senators and representative and ask them to urge the Biden Administration to include healthy school meals for all in the forthcoming American Families Plan.
All students, regardless of where they live, family income, ethnicity, race, or other factors, deserve healthy meals that will position them for success. Our nation should provide these meals to students at no cost to them. This is an important step that will improve their health as well as their classroom performance; eliminate the stigma of school meal debt; and relieve schools of complicated and burdensome paperwork.
Email your senators and representative and ask them to support Child Nutrition Reauthorization that expands access to healthy, nutritious school meals.
a bill to improve the process of certifying eligibility for free and reduced-price meals, and provide retroactive funding for children deemed eligible during the school year.
A bill to identify best practices for scheduling lunch and recess to ensure students have enough time to eat and reduce food waste.
A bill to expand and strengthen the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s farm-to-school grant program.
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