Under Illinois law, school districts reimbursed for serving free and reduced lunches are required to accept the lowest bid for their food contracts. But a new bill aims to give those districts more options to choose from.
Reset learns more about the Better School Lunches Act and how well the National School Lunch Program is serving students in Illinois and beyond.
GUESTS: Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat, superintendent of Peoria Public Schools
Marlene Schwartz, director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Health at the University of Connecticut; professor of human development and family sciences