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Earlier this week, some kids at Coehlo Middle School in Attleboro, Massachusetts, got an unpleasant surprise when they went to lunch. Some of them had negative balances on their prepaid lunch cards,
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 11:16 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
A school in Mass. contracted out providing lunches at school to a private contractor. Pretty much SOP these days. It seems 25 students didn't have enough money in their prepaid accounts or enough ...
by jakedog42
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 02:35 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Those of you that read this regular series know that I am from Hackett, Arkansas, just a mile or so from the Oklahoma border, and just about 10 miles south of the Arkansas River. It was a rural ...
by Translator
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 05:59 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
An overwhelming public response stopped an attempt to censor nine year old food blogger Martha Payne, who's photos of tiny, revolting Scottish school lunch plates went viral earning her blog over 3 ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 105 comments on Fri Jun 15, 2012 at 07:09 PM PDT with 403 Recommends
We are now in the final quarter of the school year, and the final quarter of my time at my current high school. My current students all know that I am leaving, as do many of my former students, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 04:43 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A chemically treated beef by-product that was recently removed from fast food restaurants is still being served in school cafeterias : The "slime" consists of beef by-products: cow intestines, ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Mar 09, 2012 at 04:48 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Beyond the traditional lessons on reading, writing, and ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 06:24 AM PST with 6 Recommends
So Rush Limbaugh is pulling ...
by swellsman
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 03:58 AM PST with 83 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 07:37 AM PST with 22 Recommends
A blog post by Mark Price, originally published at Third and State .
by ThirdandState
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 05:07 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Three to six trillion of these were lost to fraud in Iraq & Afghanistan. But Denny Rehberg (R-
by David Waldman
Comment Count 59 comments on Sat Oct 01, 2011 at 11:15 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer We have reported on a number of low-down debt collectors, ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Apr 11, 2011 at 10:12 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Everyone's now well aware that Congress has passed a flurry of mostly-great legislation this week. There's the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, the biggest update to food safety laws since 1938, a ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 06:43 PM PST with 51 Recommends
Deciding not to continue their Scrooge-like ways and keep food out of the mouths of hungry ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Dec 02, 2010 at 06:02 PM PST with 0 Recommends
by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 08:03 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I admit it. For a lot of issues the first thing that comes to my mind is how it affects the kids I teach. If I meet a famous journalist or a Member of Congress, someplace in in that conversation I ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Sep 25, 2010 at 10:01 AM PDT with 100 Recommends
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by JayinPortland
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Sep 07, 2010 at 05:55 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
I recently did a piece for Alternet called Tater Tots Aren't Vegetables: Why Do We Feed ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 62 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 06:40 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Rush, a man known for abusing Oxycontin ("hillbilly heroin"), and being caught with illegal Viagra on a trip (sex trip?) to the Caribbean, and just being a general pig has now given ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Federal school lunch programs feed 31 million children in the United States during the regular school year. But during summer vacation only one in six of these children will receive free or reduced-...
by American Progress
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 11, 2010 at 06:48 AM PDT with 5 Recommends