New food bills contain pilots for free breakfast
- Efforts are expanding the school breakfast program. Matsumoto, Masao // FoodReview;Sep-Dec93, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p41
Discusses the School Breakfast Program, initially authorized as a pilot program under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and now open to all schools and nonprofit residential child care institutions. Federal nutrition guidelines; Number of children served; Percent of breakfasts served free or at...
- Ag Bill Adds $1 Billion. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;12/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p27
The article reports on the budget added by the U.S. Congress for child nutrition programs, under the Agriculture Appropriations Bill, which became Public Law 109-97 in November 2005. Major programs which will receive additional funds include school breakfast and lunch programs. Also added under...
- Renewal of U.S. child nutrition bill a chance for better health. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Apr2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p1
The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama has proposed to invest 10 billion U.S. dollars over a period of 10 years in child nutrition programs through the federal Child Nutrition and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Reauthorization Act of 2004. The bill supports school meal and child...
- School-Meals Makeover Stirs the Pot. Shah, Nirvi // Education Week;4/6/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 27, p1
The article discusses a debate in U.S. public education regarding school meal policies. It addresses the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in the U.S. and the actions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in revising laws about school nutrition programs, including the National...
- Child Nutrition. // ED Review;2/19/2010, p3
The article discusses the reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act of the U.S.
- K-12 Breakfasts Up. // Food Management;Mar2010, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p14
The article reports on the popularity acceleration of School Breakfast Program in the U.S. since its establishment in 1991.
- In-school breakfast program growing with the help from USDA. // Nation's Restaurant News;07/28/97, Vol. 31 Issue 30, p16
Focuses on Portland Public Schools' doubling of its participation in its breakfast plan as a result of a US Department of Agriculture program. Features of the schools' program; Average number of students that ate breakfast in school; Comment by Robert L. Honson, director of foodservice for the...
- Experimental program serves up breakfast for all students. Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week;1/11/95, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p10
Reports on the pilot program run by the state of Minnesota to provide free breakfasts to all students. Sponsor of the program; Supplementation of federal funding; Success of the program.
- School counts many benefits of serving breakfast. // Curriculum Review;May92, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p18
Reports on the benefits of schools serving breakfast. Results of serving breakfast at the Gibbon, Nebraska Public Schools; How the working parents and students who come to school early view the morning meal; How the breakfast offerings started in Nebraska Public School; Food service director's...