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rules proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)—authorized under the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids
Act of 2010—will require all foods sold in schools to meet strict nutritional
standards beginning in 2014. Though intended by Congress to target snack foods
sold in vending machines, a la carte lines and school stores, these regulations
could have a harmful effect on students in CTE culinary programs that operate
student-run cafés, bakeries and catering businesses.
Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/21/2014 4:25:35 PM
After a 16-day government shutdown, the Senate and House of Representatives agreed on Wednesday night to a short-term deal to raise the debt ceiling and fund the federal government through a continuing resolution (CR), which also included a provision to allow teachers participating in an alternative certification program to be considered “highly qualified” under the Highly Qualified Teachers (HQT) section of the 2001 authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/21/2013 3:50:26 PM