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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.
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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.
Child Nutrition
This week, USDA-FNS released the first edition of the Community Eligibility Provision: Planning and Implementation Guidance Manual.
Child Nutrition
Child Nutrition Reauthorization will be the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's first priority in the new year, according to Committee Chairman Pat Roberts.
Child Nutrition
Increasing numbers of libraries are partnering with anti-hunger organizations, school districts, and city agencies to provide summer meals alongside programming. Participating in the Summer Nutrition Programs not only allows libraries to become a key ally in eliminating childhood hunger and promoting healthy foods, but also helps contribute to the library’s success. This nationally recorded presentation highlights several NYS libraries and Hunger Solutions New York partnerships with the Summer Reading at New York Libraries and the New York Library Association. Listen to learn ways to engage your community’s libraries around promoting and serving meals through the USDA Summer Nutrition Programs.
Child Nutrition
More and more principals across the country are urging others to adopt breakfast after the bell programs, citing higher participation in school breakfast among low-income children and an improved school environment as positive results, according to a new report released today by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

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