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Child Nutrition
Read the latest blog from the Children's Health Watch on the reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act. Ensuring the programs included under this act are strengthened and firmly rooted in science and evidence-based practices is necessary to improve child health and reduce food insecurity.
Child Nutrition
This USDA blog urges Congress to maintain healthier school meal standards and the Community Eligibility Provision when reauthorizing child nutrition programs.
Child Nutrition
The newly released House Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 (H.R. 5003) would substantially increase the threshold schools must meet to participate in the federal Community Eligibility Provision, which enables high-poverty schools to offer free breakfast and lunch to all students.
Child Nutrition
A child nutrition reauthorization bill (H.R. 5003) introduced on April 20 by Rep. Todd Rokita, chair of the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, includes a provision that would severely restrict schools’ eligibility for community eligibility, an option within the national school lunch and breakfast programs allowing high-poverty schools to provide meals at no charge to all students.
Child Nutrition
The Community Eligibility Provision, the very successful federal option that allows high poverty schools to offer nutritious meals to all students at no charge, is reaching more children in low-income communities in its second year of national operation, according to Community Eligibility Adoption Rises for the 2015- 2016 School Year, Increasing Access to School Meals, a new report by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP).
Child Nutrition
Secondary school principals across the nation are rallying around a new take on the School Breakfast Program: breakfast after the bell.
Child Nutrition
A new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut answers a key concern in the debate over whether to support expansion of the National School Breakfast Program to all public schools.
Child Nutrition
ALBANY, NY – Hunger Solutions New York today released its annual statewide report on school breakfast participation, School Breakfast: Reducing Child Hunger, Bolstering Student Success, at a School Breakfast Week celebration at the New York State Museum, held in conjunction with the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, and the New York School Nutrition Association.
Child Nutrition
As schools around the county take part in School Breakfast Week celebrations this week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commemorates the 50th anniversary of its School Breakfast Program by shining a light on the positive impacts of school breakfast.

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