Fix Unhealthy School Lunches? That'll Be $8 Billion

Lawmakers, researchers and even a celebrity chef joined forces Thursday to urge Congress to pass an $8 billion bill to increase funding for school lunch programs and child nutrition. But is the outcome worth the price tag? Testifying before the House Education and Labor Committee, one researcher argued that such programs have not been properly evaluated to warrant such a big investment. "Calls for long-term increases in spending on school meal programs are irresponsible," said Robert...Full Story
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