National School Lunch Week: Raising the bar on our kids' nutrition

Oct. 13, 2010 at 10:21 AM ET


Last Friday, President Obama officially proclaimed this week National School Lunch Week. As part of a nationwide initiative to promote school nutrition and heighten children’s awareness, schools across the country are celebrating the work of the National School Lunch Program this week and partaking in activities to help kids make healthy choices. You can read the president’s full proclamation by clicking right here.

Parents, do you think your kids’ school lunches are up to standard? Are you happy with what they’re being served on a daily basis? What are you doing to boost their awareness of healthier options? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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