As the school semester winds to a close and we all get ready for a winter break, it’s heartwarming to read about the many school programs throughout the country that continue to find ways to feed hungry kids during snow days and school breaks.
In the world of education and school foodservice, back-to-school time is the NEW YEAR! Excitement is in the air as students, teachers and staff head back to school with anticipation for what will be new and different. How are your menus looking?
Good news for schools and families — School Breakfast Program participation continues to rise across the country, according the latest annual School Breakfast Scorecard. On an average day in the 2015-2016 school year, 14.2 million children participated in the School Breakfast Program; 12.1 million of them were students eligible to receive free and reduced-price meals.