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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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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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