Nutrition Services’ Student Eligibility and Accountability department has added more schools to the Community Eligibility Provision program, increasing the number that provide free school lunches to 186 eligible campuses. HISD serves free breakfast at every school and to all students.
Nutrition Services continues to increase the number of HISD schools participating in CEP.
Brian Giles, Houston ISD Food Services Administrator, was a guest on Great Day Houston today. Giles talks about the new Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, which limits calories, trans fat, and sodium in school meals, while adding fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. HISD has already added healthy options to the district’s cafeterias and is working hard to curb childhood obesity.