FRAC SCORE CARD: School breakfast meals rising
- FRAC Urges Govt. To Work On BreakFast. // FoodService Director;2/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p1
This article reports that the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) has made several recommendations to U.S. federal and state governments to help schools pick up the pace on their breakfast programs. Based on the FRAC's 2008 School Breakfast Scoreboard, 8.5 million low-income children ate...
- New Mexico Tops in Breakfast. // Food Management;Jan2008, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p20
The article offers information about the school breakfast program which began in 2004 in New Mexico. According to a report from the Food Research and Action Center, the state leads in providing free/reduced-price breakfast to low-income children at school. The report found that in every 100...
- What turns breakfast on. // FoodService Director;11/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p80
Reports on recent executive summary indicating that United States' low-income elementary school students are significantly more likely to eat breakfast when the School Breakfast Program is available to them.
- Study Critical of Breakfast Programs. // FoodService Director;9/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p12
The article reports on a study of 23 large urban schools districts by the Food Research and Action Center that suggested that implementing universal free breakfast programs and making breakfast part of the school day are the best ways to encourage more children--especially those from low-income...
- Illinois Governor Signs School Breakfast Bill. Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week;3/2/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p17
The article reports that Illinois schools in which at least 40 percent of students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches will also have to provide breakfast to low-income students, under a new state law. Governor Rod R. Blagojevich has signed the Childhood Hunger Relief Act, which he...
- SCHOOL BREAKFASTS. C.A.S. // Education Week;1/4/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 16, p12
The article reports that participation in the school breakfast program in the U.S. rose by more than 378,000 children between the 2003-04 and 2004-05 school years, the largest one-year increase in 10 years. Since 1990, the number of low-income students receiving free or reduced-price breakfasts...
- Proposed Rules: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. // Federal Register;11/4/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 213, p65890
The article focuses on a proposed rule of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service in the year 2013. The regulation proposes to change the eligibility regulations for free and reduced price food under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program...
- Trench Town primary students get breakfast. // Hot Calaloo;Jun2011, p10
The article offers information on a breakfast program launched by the Professional Jamaicans for Jamaica at the Trench Town Primary School in Kingston.
- Study links breakfast to good grades. // Christian Science Monitor;12/5/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p14
Reports on a study which reveals that schools in the United States which offer breakfasts to students reported higher math scores and lower absenteeism.