The School Breakfast Program plays a vital role in supporting children’s health and academic achievement. Still, too many students miss out on school breakfast and the positive outcomes that stem from participation. School social workers can help increase school breakfast participation by encouraging schools in their district to implement a breakfast after the bell program and to offer breakfast for free to all students (particularly in schools or school districts with high concentrations of students certified for free and reduced-price school meals).

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Published By: FRAC Food Research & Action Center And School Social Work Association of America
Publication Date: March 01, 2018