school lunches http://wkms.org en Community Eligibility Option Allows Some Kentucky Students to Eat Lunch Without Paying http://wkms.org/post/community-eligibility-option-allows-some-kentucky-students-eat-lunch-without-paying <p>Unlike many government programs, federal reimbursements for school meals are not being affected by the government shutdown. But schools can choose from different federal programs like Free and Reduced meals or Community Eligibility to cover costs for students in need.</p><p>One of those programs allows all students in a qualifying school or district to eat for free.</p><p>Children file in at Mayfield Middle School for lunch. The popular option? Dominoes Pizza with wheat crust.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Whitney Jones 35783 at http://wkms.org Community Eligibility Option Allows Some Kentucky Students to Eat Lunch Without Paying KY Parents Think School Meals Should Be Healthier http://wkms.org/post/ky-parents-think-school-meals-should-be-healthier <p>A new survey shows Kentucky parents think school lunches aren’t as nutritious as they should be. The <a href="http://www.healthy-ky.org/default.aspx">Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky</a>'s statewide report says eighty-eight percent of parents surveyed said schools should serve healthy food, but only one in four thought that’s what their children got. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:11:20 +0000 Angela Hatton 22806 at http://wkms.org KY Parents Think School Meals Should Be Healthier