Houston Matters

Serving Breakfast at School: How it Affects the Rest of the School Day

When HISD students start classes Monday (Aug. 24, 2015), they return to one of the top five large school district participants in the federally subsidized School Breakfast Program which, since 1966, has provided breakfasts to children at schools and child care centers nationwide. Planning and serving breakfasts on such a wide scale, and ensuring they […]

When HISD students start classes Monday (Aug. 24, 2015), they return to one of the top five large school district participants in the federally subsidized School Breakfast Program which, since 1966, has provided breakfasts to children at schools and child care centers nationwide.

Planning and serving breakfasts on such a wide scale, and ensuring they meet nutritional guidelines, can be a challenge – especially if you do it the way HISD does, serving breakfast at students’ desks, in the classroom.

Back in March, we spoke with HISD community outreach dietitian Nan Cramer about the program and its impact.

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