Jefferson City, MO, March 10, 2018 --(PR.com)-- According to the Missouri School Breakfast Report released today by Empower Missouri and Operation Food Search, more than 247,000 low-income children in Missouri participated in the national School Breakfast Program
on an average school day in 2016-2017.
Students also enter a PIN number into a laptop that collects data for the National School Breakfast Program
so the district can receive federal and state reimbursements.
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According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the national School Breakfast Program
was started in 1966 as a two-year pilot program and directed by Congress in 1971 to give highest priority to low-income families.
The following federal programs are described: (1) Food Stamp Program; (2) National School Lunch Program; (3) National School Breakfast Program
; (4) Summer Food Service Program; (5) Child and Adult Care Food Program; (6) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC); (7) the Emergency Food Assistance Program; and (8) the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.
(11) Additionally, children who participate in the National School Breakfast Program
report lower absence and tardiness rates, consume more nutritious breakfasts, and show improved academic functioning.
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Regarding school feeding programs, three new provisions were created to facilitate the inclusion of fruits and vegetables in the National School Lunch and National School Breakfast programs