Schools
Is CEP the right choice for one or more of your schools? Deadline to elect is June 30 (state agencies may differ)
Roxanne Moore
Roxanne Moore
National Director of Wellness Brand Management Team Sodexo School Services, North America

Why CEP?

The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a meal reimbursement option allowing individual schools or school districts with high student eligibility for free or reduced price meals to serve breakfast and lunch to all enrolled students at no charge, regardless of economic status. (more…)

Schools
Afterschool Meal Programs Yield Real Returns
Roxanne Moore
Roxanne Moore
National Director of Wellness Brand Management Team Sodexo School Services, North America

School administrators know all too well the nutritional challenges many students face in and out of the classroom, whether it’s students rushing off to busy afterschool activities or those returning home to care for siblings. In many cases, students are waiting on family members to arrive after a long day of work. Why is this significant after the school day ends? Ensuring students have access to that evening meal can make a difference in their academic achievement. For example, an evening meal can give students the energy to complete their homework or have a better night’s rest to prepare for the next day of learning. (more…)

Health & Wellbeing
Sodexo Serves Up Healthier Foods and Beverages in Schools across America
Roxanne Moore
Roxanne Moore
National Director of Wellness Brand Management Team Sodexo School Services, North America

Many leaders across the country from diverse backgrounds are standing up, taking notice and contributing great efforts to help ensure future generations are fit enough to sustain the overall health of our country. From parents at home to the First Lady of the United States, many are working hard to reduce childhood obesity, improve access to healthy food choices and improve the overall physical conditioning of youth in America. It’s a movement that has significantly changed the way foods and beverages are offered in schools. As part of the USDA’s Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act, the Smart Snacks in Schools regulation has been launched this school year. This regulation requires that specific nutrition requirements be met for all foods and beverages offered in all areas of schools during the academic school day including cafeterias, vending machines and school stores. Here are a few examples of changes students across America are seeing:

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Health & Wellbeing
Sodexo Leading the Way to Help Children Successfully Return Back to School, Ready to Learn
Roxanne Moore
Roxanne Moore
National Director of Wellness Brand Management Team Sodexo School Services, North America

Eat your fruits and vegetables!  How many of you heard this at some time in your childhood? We’ve all had at least one person looking over our shoulders and trying to encourage us to make healthier food choices, and for good reason. Nothing has changed. Fruits and vegetables

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