A look into SCUSD’s Halal option for Afghan students

September 5, 2022

The Sacramento City Unified School District began testing a Halal option as the population of Afghan students rises in the district.

Afghan refugees already have a lot to get used to when coming to a new place like Sacramento – a new language, government, basically a whole new society.

Families even have to learn about new foods. The adjustment has led to some kids not eating when they’re at school.

With so many big changes in these tiny lives, the Sacramento City School District is coming up with a solution to make sure kids see one thing that’s familiar — their food. Read more