Student Nutrition Too Important to Cut: Read Sean Miller's Letter to The Washington Post

"In her Dec. 1 Metro article, "D.C. mayor's budget plan triggers council debate on possible income tax increase," Nikita Stewart asserted that outgoing Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's plan to close the budget gap would only delay healthy food being served to D.C. students.

While this may be true on paper, implementation of the D.C. Healthy Schools Act has already begun, and any such delay is apt to paralyze the program indefinitely


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Sean S. Miller, Washington
The writer is the education director at Earth Day Network and helped the effort to pass and fund the D.C. Healthy Schools Act.