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The Daily Gazette featured an article highlighting how attendance at Schenectady City School District has skyrocketed now that free meals are available to all students. The district's administration articulates that free school meals played an important role in this dramatic increase in attendance. The district provides free school breakfast and lunch to all students through community eligibility, the newest federal provision available to high-poverty schools. In addition to offering free school meals, Schenectady has also made district-wide changes to their school breakfast programs to ensure all students have access to the morning nutrition they need to reach grow, learn, and succeed.
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The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and The National Association of Elementary School Principals Foundation (NAESPF) has released a new report, Start the School Day Ready to Learn with Breakfast in the Classroom: Principals Share What Works. This report finds that principals are embracing Breakfast in the Classroom as the best way to increase the number of students starting the day with school breakfast.
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A new report has been released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), Community Eligibility: Making High-Poverty Schools Hunger Free. This report highlights Community Eligibility, a successful new federal option that allows schools in high-poverty areas to serve meals at no charge to help reduce hunger and streamline their school meal programs, is resulting in more children eating school meals. The report highlights valuable lessons and best practices that can help additional schools and states plan for a successful implementation of Community Eligibility.
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A new report, “Hunger In Our Schools: Teachers Report 2013,” by Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign was released on Tuesday showing an “on-the-ground view of hunger” from 1,200 teachers and principals of kindergarten through eighth grade. Half of teachers surveyed reported that hunger is a serious problem in their classrooms.
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A letter to the editor printed in the Buffalo News in response to an article about eliminating the Breakfast in the Classroom program for the Buffalo City School District.
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Hunger Solutions New York seeks a NOEP Contract Assistant to provide clerical and program development support to the Director of Field Operations and four Contract Managers.
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This is the application to volunteer with Hunger Solutions New York. If you're interested in volunteering, fill out the application and return it to Paige Cerulli at Paige.Cerulli@hungersolutionsny.org.

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