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Geared to help summer food sponsors who are working to improve the quality of meals they serve to children, this guide outlines three key strategies to improve meal quality: strengthening contract language, improving vendor communication, and increasing competition on a bid. It also contains tips to help anti-hunger advocates work with sponsors on this important challenge.Read more
This brief, which contains the most recent data available, explains the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child Nutrition Division policies regarding eligibility for free school meals for certain homeless, migrant, runaway, and foster students; addresses frequently asked questions about implementing these policies; and offers tools to ensure that these students can access food both inside and outside of school.Read the report
- ReportStart the School Day Ready to Learn with Breakfast in the Classroom – Principals Share What Works (November 2013)
The report, by FRAC and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, provides guidance for principals interested in implementing Breakfast in the Classroom at their schools, and insights into the leadership they can provide to build a strong and sustainable program.Read the report
- Fact Sheet
This brief outlines the benefits of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), describes CEP works, and includes key steps to adopting CEP.Read more
FRAC and the University of South Carolina (USC) Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities were commissioned to create this Hunger Relief Plan.