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State Board Moves Forward With New A-F System

The State Board of Education voted to move forward with a new A-F grading system that will factor in student growth on the state’s assessment rather than just the number of students who pass the test.

Currently, A-F grades for elementary and middle schools are mainly...

Tender Greens Among Winners for ‘Excellent Produce’

Seven of the country's most exciting chefs and foodservice professionals representing an array of culinary styles and backgrounds will be honored this June as part of the United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program. Sponsored by PRO*ACT LLC, and now in its ninth year,...

Blaze Launches New Mobile Ordering, Loyalty App

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza unveiled its new state-of-the-art mobile app, enabling guests to fire it up while on the go. Available for iOS and Android users and valid at all Blaze Pizza locations throughout the U.S., the app lets guests order and pay straight from their...

Red Mango Brings Healthy Snacks to Texas Schools

As school systems nationwide continue to look for healthier snacking options, Red Mango is increasing its presence in K-12 food service programs. In alliance with global food service leader Aramark, Red Mango self-serve yogurt machines and toppings bars recently opened at three middle schools in...

MOD Pizza Nabs $32 Million in Equity Funding

MOD Pizza, the pioneer of fast-casual pizza, raised approximately $32 million in an equity funding round led by existing investor PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund managed by Perella Weinberg Partners. The company intends to use the funds raised to finance its ongoing growth...