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Classroom Breakfasts, Kiosks, on the Rise
February 13, 2012
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The got breakfast? Foundation has just completed its 2012 survey of food service directors to assess current trends in School Breakfast Programs.  One key finding: Breakfast sites have expanded beyond the cafeteria to alternate sites with the biggest gains reported in kiosk locations and breakfast in the classroom.  Here’s a sneak peak at the results – more will be posted soon.

  • Nearly all (98%) offer breakfast in the cafeteria; as compared to 96% in 2009.
  • Over two-fifths (42%) offer breakfast in the classroom; as compared to 30% in 2009.
  • Over ¼ (29%) offer breakfast from kiosks; as compared to 4% in 2009.

Please take a look at this Commentary, In-class breakfasts a promising Innovation posted February 7 on the Education News Colorado website which provides keen insight into the benefits of Classroom Breakfast.