School Breakfast

The School Breakfast Program ensures that kids get the nutrition they need to learn and succeed in school. The most effective way for students to get a healthy breakfast is to make it part of the school day. This section will walk you through the most effective strategies to increase access to school breakfast.

Increase Access

Making breakfast a part of the school day results in the greatest gains in school breakfast participation. Use these resources to help schools implement school breakfast service models that feed more kids.

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Launch a Challenge

A school breakfast challenges is a statewide contest to increase participation in and awareness of the School Breakfast Program.  The resources in this section will help you launch a school breakfast challenge in your state.

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Promote Legislation

State legislation and district-level policies are important tools for achieving sustainable change with widespread gains in school breakfast participation.  Use these resources to advocate for effective breakfast legislation in your community.

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Streamline Processes

The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a new, innovative program that makes it easier for schools to serve free breakfast and lunch to all students.  Use these resources to increase the number of schools adopting CEP in your state or community.

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