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School Breakfasts

Should Breakfast Be Served In Classrooms?

AP | Christine Armario | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The number of breakfasts served in the nation's schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in...

Don't Waffle on Nutrition During School Breakfast Week

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

By moving fruits and vegetables to the center of the breakfast and lunch lines, these schools -- and many others -- are leading a revolution to improve kids' health, manage rising rates of childhood obesity, and tackle our country's ongoing struggle with an epidemic of chronic disease.

Our Right to Eat: Join the Movement

Tim McDonald | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

If we have breakfast being served after the bell rings, NYC will go from worst to first.

Bringing the Promise of Healthy School Meals to More Children This Fall

Sec. Tom Vilsack | Posted 09.14.2014 | Impact
Sec. Tom Vilsack

For many kids, the meals they get at school may be the only nutritious meals they receive that day -- and when children receive proper nourishment, they are not only healthier, but they also have better school attendance and perform better academically.

Healthy Breakfast, Healthy Future

Kevin W. Concannon | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
Kevin W. Concannon

A well-balanced breakfast offers an important nutritional foundation for a productive and healthy day, at any age. School breakfast fosters success in the classroom, and also plays a critical role in helping children develop healthy habits that last a lifetime.

A Dangerous Attack on School Breakfast

Billy Shore | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Billy Shore

New York City is dead last among 26 large urban areas in school breakfast participation, even though 74% of the city's public school students qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Enter the city Health Department, which wants to halt plans to serve more morning meals at school.

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...

Schools Bring Breakfast Out Of The Cafeteria And Into The Classroom

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Joanna Lin | Posted 12.27.2011 | Education

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. Every morning in Sarah McKerr's third-grade class at Foster Elementary School in Compton, st...

Senate Votes To Save Potatoes In Schools

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- The Senate threw its support behind the potato Tuesday, voting to block an Obama administration proposal to limit the vegetable on schoo...

Why This Could Be A Scene Of The Past

AP | By DAVID SHARP | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

PORTLAND, Maine -- Sen. Susan Collins, who hails from Maine's potato country and picked potatoes as a girl, is working to restore some respect for the...

Smart Start Nutrition Program Funding Rejected By JBC Republicans

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

There have been a few party-line votes on the legislature's now evenly split Joint Budget Committee, but one 3-3 decision on Tuesday reverberated thro...