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School Breakfast Program

How Breakfast Can Impact Our Future

Mark Hertling | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Mark Hertling

Most people don’t start a long road trip without putting gas in the car. Yet, millions of parents send their children off every morning without ensu...

Nearly Half Of Low-Income Kids Don't Eat Breakfast. Here's 1 Way To Fix That

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact

Hunger is on the rise among children in the U.S., and though there are systems in place to make sure low-income kids are fed at school, a concerning n...

Is a School Breakfast of Multi-Grain Lucky Charms Better Than No Breakfast at All?

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

In the new documentary Fed Up, author and journalist Michael Pollan reminds us that: "Junk is still junk, even when it's less junky." If you want to see what Pollan is talking about, soon all you'll need to do is walk into a classroom in a low-income school district at breakfast time.

The Heroism of Fostering a Healthier Next Generation

Kevin W. Concannon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Education
Kevin W. Concannon

Our children deserve the best we have to offer, and I commend school nutrition employees and school nurses for giving students their best each day. They may not wear super hero capes, but they are undoubtedly real, authentic heroes.

Why You Should Support School Breakfast, Even If Your Kid Eats at Home

Dayle Hayes, MS, RD | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents
Dayle Hayes, MS, RD

What about all the other students sitting around your child's desk or table at school? Did they have a balanced breakfast? Did they have breakfast at all? Why should you really care what your child's classmates have or have not eaten? Why should you support a breakfast program at your school even if your kids will never need it?

Hungry? Too Bad.

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 06.28.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent John Deasy has proposed eliminating a classroom breakfast program that feeds nearly 200,000 low-income students dai...

Breakfast In The Classroom Changing Student Performance

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 06.17.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. In the first month of a new experiment inside a Dixwell school, the number of kids eating...

School Breakfast Economics Add Up

Ed News Colorado | Rebecca Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

Members of the Adams City High School Student Council earned $200 to help defray Homecoming expenses last fall, and they did it during school hours wi...