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Fed up with rules, BH-BL revamps lunch program

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Students at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School will see more food on their cafeteria trays and will enjoy more of their favorite offerings this fall because the district has decided to leave the rigid requirements of the National School Lunch Program. Students who formerly scarfed down taco salads, soups and chicken patties started bringing their own grub last school year after the district implemented new federal rules about smaller portions and the number and type ...

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July 8, 2013
6:10 a.m.

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That is great - kids with silver spoons don't want to eat healthy so let them eat junk food. . Why not offer healthy snacks in addition to the healthier lunches that were being served. I just don't get it. I am betting the kids in other school districts who aren't considered "affluent" appreciate ANYTHING that they are offered to eat. I am so angered by this article that I can't even find the right words

July 8, 2013
10:14 a.m.

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