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10 Things You Don't Know About School Food

Think you know everything there is to know about your school's lunch program? Join us on June 13th you to test your knowledge. We will address and explore 10 common misconceptions about school lunch from topics on nutrition to where the money comes from. Join us for this "mythbusters" edition of the Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice webinar series.  

Presented by: Kathy Burrill, Chisago Lakes Area Schools and Adam Brumberg, Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize what a school meal consists of – the components and requirements of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act.
  2. Identify 3 health benefits of a school lunch.
  3. Identify 3 ways that school meals are funded.
  4. Explain why school meals are cost effective.

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