Chicago schools weigh outsourcing prepacks
- TO COMBAT `BLOCK SCHEDULING' TREND: Fairfax County Schools step-up breakfast drive. // FoodService Director;03/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p44
Focuses on the school breakfast program offered by the Fairfax County Public School system. Comments from food service director Penny McConnell; Marketing efforts of McConnell; Background of the Virginia Standards of Learning and Stanford tests.
- Vending Machines. // School Governance & Leadership;Winter2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5
The article offers information about a customized vending machine introduced at Cincinnati Public Schools and Syracuse City School District that offers a convenient and flexible free school breakfast option to all students regardless of family income.
- School breakfast wakes up. // FoodService Director;6/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6
Focuses on the incentives offered by the food service team of Chicago Public Schools' Ruggles Elementary in Chicago, Illinois, to increase student participants in its breakfast program. Estimated number of children who are receiving free meals; Breakfast menu of the program.
- Participation in School-Breakfast Program Jumps 8.9 Percent. Portner, Jessica // Education Week;10/28/1992, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p10
The article reports on the increase in number of U.S. schools participating in the federal school-breakfast program in the 1991-1992 fiscal year. The schools' participation increased to 8.9 percent, the biggest in 13 years. The increase was due to the slow economy and efforts signed-up by...
- Chicago school dist. awards breakfast prepack program. // FoodService Director;04/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p1
Reports that the breakfast prepack program has been awarded by Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to Preferred Meal Systems. Number of prepack schools the service was offered to on March 1, 1998; Comments from food service director, Sue Susanke; Amount of money in cash sales which CPS generates.
- The Administration of 'Selectivity' In the Breakfast Program Of a Public Elementary School. Hoshino, George; Ruth, Mary K. // Child Welfare;Apr71, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p201
In the distribution of benefits under a social welfare program, the frame of reference is extremely important as a guide to social policy. The school breakfast program discussed here is analyzed on the basis of two conceptsâ€”universality and selectivityâ€”and the examination points up...
- Survey: Pre-Variety, Packaged Meals Help Push Up School Breakfast Counts. // Food Management Exclusive Insight;2/15/2012, p3
The article discusses the results of the "2012 Survey of School Breakfast Programs by the Got Breakfast? Foundation" conducted by Cline Consulting. About 50% of school directors surveyed said they are most likely or likely to expand breakfast in alternate sites with pre-packaged meals offered at...
- Setting the table. Alexis, Jennifer // FoodService Director;7/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p38
Focuses on the classroom breakfast programs and reduced price breakfast fee initiative implemented in elementary schools by the Washington County Public School District in Maryland. Increase in the breakfast participation in the school district during the school year 2002 to 2003; Number of...
- Feeding HUNGRY Children. Windsor, Kelli J.; Chandran, Kumar // American School Board Journal;Sep2013, Vol. 200 Issue 8, p24
The article addresses student hunger and its impact on academic performance in U.S. schools. The authors look at the success of school breakfast programs in raising achievement according to the 2013 report "Ending Child Hunger: A Social Impact Analysis," by the Deloitte and the No Kid Hungry...