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Current Event November 14, 2014

Making School Lunch Healthy

Every day across the country, school cafeterias try to balance serving food that students want to eat and food that is healthy for students to eat. When federal nutrition standards increased the amount of fruits and vegetables students must have on their plate each day, schools and school districts adopted creative approaches to make sure that these fruits and vegetables didn’t go directly in the trash. This public radio story takes us to one of these innovative lunch rooms in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Life Science Health Education Civics/Government

Story Length: 4:38

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AIR DATE: 09/21/2014

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