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Is It Still Lunch at 10:45 a.m.? City Schools Serve Meals at Odd Hours

Monday, February 10, 2014

City data shows that tens of thousands of NYC students are served lunch by 10:45 in the morning. When it comes to chicken nuggets before noon, how early is too early?

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TELL US: When does your child eat lunch at school?

Monday, February 10, 2014

Schoolbook wants to hear from you. We know that hundreds of children in NYC public schools eat lunch well before noon. When does you child eat? How does it affect his or her academic performance. 

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School Year's First Health Clinic Opens in the Bronx

Monday, October 21, 2013

A new school-based health clinic opened in the Bronx on Monday, the first of seven set to open this school year. Principals welcomed the clinic to their campus where many students suffer from asthma, diabetes and higher rates of overweight and obesity.

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Survey: Asthma Is among Top Barriers to Learning

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Asthma and vision problems are among the top health issues keeping New York City public school students from learning in school, according to a new survey.

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