School Lunches

Tales From The Lunch Lines: Teens Launch Food Fight On Twitter #thanksmichelleobamaStudents across the nation have united in a crusade, drawing a line in the lunch room over what they are being served in the school cafeteria.
Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch RecipesEven highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
School Investigator: Widespread Fraud Pervades Chicago School Lunch ProgramCBS 2 and the Better Government Association first disclosed how Chicago Public School employees were gaming the $175 million program meant for poor children.
2 Investigators: Chicago Schools Flunk Food InspectionsRat droppings and other problems plague some cafeterias. Since 2011, 244 of Chicago's 681 schools failed at least one health inspection, CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Students Get Sick After Eating Food Contaminated With Rat DroppingsSome students at a South Side high school became ill on Wednesday, after eating school lunches that had been contaminated with rat droppings.
Dozen High-Ranking Educators Accused Of Scamming School Lunch ProgramA dozen principals and assistant principals have been removed for allegedly scheming to obtain free or reduced-price school lunches for their own children.
Report: CPS May Have Served 'Pink Slime' In School LunchesChicago Public Schools officials say the infamous “pink slime” might have been served to students in school cafeterias, after insisting earlier that no such thing happened.
'Pink Slime' Could Be On Your Kids' School Lunch Menu "Mystery meat" has been a staple in school lunchrooms for decades, but now the federal government is reportedly buying millions of pounds of ground "pink slime" that has raised serious concerns from scientists.
Back to School: Then and NowGoing back to school is the same as it's always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.
Thinking Outside the (Lunch) BoxMaking lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don't eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.
Green Living for the School YearGoing back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.
Mayoral Candidates Discuss Healthy SchoolsAt a forum to discuss making public schools healthier on Friday, the candidates for mayor touched on a number of other issues facing Chicago Public Schools, as well as the race for mayor itself.