School nutrition isn't just as simple as going through the lunch line anymore. With the federal government imposing stricter rules on school nutrition programs, many schools are feeling the pushback from students and parents.
Banks County Schools are not exempt. As the new school year starts, parents are asking questions about their children's nutrition at school.
Stacey Morgan, director of school food and nutrition, updated the board of education at its August meeting about some of these questions.
Questions have been raised about the serving of ice cream at the primary and elementary schools. Since ice cream is not sold in the cafeteria at these schools, it is legally unable to compete with the school lunch program. This is why ice cream can only be sold after lunch.
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