Somewhere underneath all this breading is chicken. Why do schools feel the need to smother protein with more carbs. There are already plenty of carbs in the bread roll, as well as the canned diced pears.
Maybe it's just to make school chicken look more like fast-food chicken. Is that a good idea?
Better D.C. School Food is the official blog of Parents for Better D.C. School Food. We advocate replacing highly processed, sugary foods with wholesome, nutritious food in District of Columbia public schools to promote the health and well-being of all children. We partner with the D.C. Farm to School Network to promote the use of sustainably grown local farm goods in school meals.