The Man in Charge of School Lunches
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks about nutritious—and delicious—food at school
We keep hearing: You can’t learn if you are hungry. That’s why the federal government started breakfast and lunch programs for public schools.
So why aren’t those lunches healthy? And more important, why don’t they taste better?
Kid Reporter Grace McManus asked Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, the person in charge of the school lunch program nationwide, about his job and what he’s doing to make things better in your school cafeteria.
Click on play to find out what he had to say.
And send in your comments about your school lunch? Is what you eat everyday nutritious and delicious? How would you improve things if you could?
VIDEO: Courtesy Scholastic Inc.