Posted: 18 Mar 2010 10:51 AM PDT
An Illinois teacher is taking a stand to shed light on the unhealthy nature of the food offered in public schools. This teacher has pledged to eat cafeteria lunch in her school every day for 2010. Mrs. Q (as she calls herself) is chronicling this experience and the food she eats and also is Tweeting. In order to minimize any backlash on her job, she has chosen to blog anonymously.
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Posted: 17 Mar 2010 04:48 PM PDT
Senator Lincoln’s bill increases funding for child nutrition programs by $500 million per year, highlights stronger nutritional standards and supports Farm to School programs.
Although it is a step in the right direction, it is still only half as much as President Obama proposed and is most likely, too slim to transform school lunch programs that are making American children anything but.