East Iceland

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No Free School Lunch, Say Critics

Members of the Independence Party in the Fjarðarbyggð municipality in East Iceland have been critical of a recent initiative to provide free hot lunches for all schoolchildren.

Children in Iceland

Kids Give Bullying the Cold Shoulder

Student Friendship Coordinators are elected by their peers to lead games at recess, encourage others to participate, and notify adults if anyone is being excluded or bullied.

American-Style Diner Opens in Egilsstaðir

With red and white vinyl booths, mint-green walls, and 50s music on the jukebox, Skálinn Diner aims to channel an iconic era in American history—as if it had been “clipped right out of Grease.”