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Sources for the Healthy School Meals for All Policy Proposal:

 

Au LE, Gurzo K, Gosliner W, Webb KL, Crawford PB, Ritchie LD. (2018) “Eating School Meals Daily Is Associated with Healthier Dietary Intakes: The Healthy Communities Study.” Journal of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6064655/ Accessed Aug 1, 2022.

Children’s Health Watch (2014). “The Hunger Vital Sign: A New Standard of Care for Preventative Health.”  https://www.childrenshealthwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/FINAL-Hunger-Vital-Sign-4-pager.pdf

Feeding America. (2022) “Map the Meal Gap.” https://map.feedingamerica.org/county/2020/child/new-york. Accessed July 26, 2022.

Frisvold, D. E. (2015). Nutrition and cognitive achievement: an evaluation of the School Breakfast Program, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0047272714002497 . Accessed July 29, 2022.

Food Research and Action Center. (2019). “School Meals are Essential for Student Health and Learning.” https://frac.org/wp-content/uploads/School-Meals-are-Essential-Health-and-Learning_FNL.pdf

Food Research and Action Center. (2016). “Breakfast for Learninghttps://frac.org/wp-content/uploads/breakfastforlearning-1.pdf

Food Research and Action Center. (2016). “Breakfast for Health.” https://frac.org/wp-content/uploads/breakfastforhealth-1.pdf

Food Research and Action Center. (2018). “The Connections Between Food Insecurity, the Federal Nutrition Programs, and Student Behavior.” https://frac.org/wp-content/uploads/breakfast-for-behavior.pdf

Jessie Handbury & Sarah Moshary, (2021). “School Food Policy Affects Everyone: Retail Responses to the National School Lunch Program” National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series, https://www.nber.org/papers/w29384 Accessed July 29, 2022.

John Cook, PhD & Karen Jeng, AB. (2015). “Child Food Insecurity: The Economic Impact on our Nation” https://www.nokidhungry.org/sites/default/files/child-economy-study.pdf

Michelle Marcus & Katherine G. Yewell, (2022.) “The Effect of Free School Meals on Household Food Purchases: Evidence from the Community Eligibility Provision,” Journal of Health Economics, https://www.nber.org/papers/w29395 Accessed July 29, 2022.

Nadeau, Carey Ann. “Living Wage Calculator—Living Wage Calculation for New York.” Living Wage Calculator, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology., https://livingwage.mit.edu/states/36. Accessed July 26, 2022.

Ptomey, L. T., Steger, F. L., Schubert, M. M., Lee, J., Willis, E. A., Sullivan, D. K., Szabo-Reed, A. N., Washburn, R. A., & Donnelly, J. E. (2016). Breakfast intake and composition is associated with superior academic achievement in elementary schoolchildren, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26697955/  Accessed July 29, 2022.

The Rockefeller Foundation. (2021). “True Cost of Food: School Meals Case Study” https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/report/true-cost-of-food-school-meals-case-study/

The Education Trust. (2021). “School Meals Are a Key Part of Educational Equity”. https://edtrust.org/the-equity-line/school-meals-are-a-key-part-of-educational-equity/

Vaisman, N., Voet, H., Akivis, A., & Vakil, E., (1996). Effects of Breakfast Timing on Cognitive Functions of Elementary School Students. Available at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8859144/ Accessed July 29, 2022.

USDA. (2022) National School Lunch Program: Cash Payments. Retrieved from: https://fns-prod.azureedge.us/sites/default/files/resource-files/06slcash-7.pdf

USDA. (2022). School Breakfast Program: Cash Payments. Retrieved from: https://fns-prod.azureedge.us/sites/default/files/resource-files/10sbcash-7.pdf

Food Research and Action Center. (2022). Healthy School Meals for All Advances Racial Equity. https://frac.org/blog/healthy-school-meals-for-all-advances-racial-equity

Children’s Defense Fund. (2022). Infographic: Universal School Meals Are Essential for Advancing Racial Equity. https://www.childrensdefense.org/reports/2021/universal-school-meals-infographic/