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Supporting Students With Free Meals Through Community Eligibility

Guest Blog by Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) Community eligibility is a popular federal reimbursement option that allows high-poverty schools to offer all students breakfast and lunch at no cost, while eliminating the traditional school meal application process. In the 2016–2017 school year, more than 20,000 schools enrolling more than 9.7 million children benefitedREAD MORE >>

I’m Tired of Hearing #Crickets

I am devastated and heartbroken by the news of more young lives lost to gun violence at a school today in Santa Fe, Texas, this time with the added horror of explosives. Mere words are inadequate to express the sadness and outrage we should all feel at this news. We must do more to stopREAD MORE >>

Reflections on May

May is one of my favorite months.  May encompasses spring flowers, May Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, Nurses Week, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day.  Growing up my life was enriched by individuals and family members who held those noble professions.  The American School Health Association (ASHA) is just as enriched due to our multi-disciplinary volunteer membership. READ MORE >>