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Many Eligible Children Don't Participate in School Nutrition Programs: Reauthorization Offers Opportunities to Improve

Description
Reports on rates of participation in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program, comparing rural, urban, and suburban eligible households. Discusses reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 as an opportunity to expand participation in these programs generally and particularly for rural eligible children.
Author(s)
Jessica A. Carson
Date
2015
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Legislation and regulations · Rural-urban differences · Schools