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School Breakfast Program (SBP) Fact Sheet

The School Breakfast Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It began as a pilot project in 1966, and was made permanent in 1975. The School Breakfast Program is administered at the Federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service. At the state level, the program is usually administered by state education agencies, which operate the program through agreements with local school food authorities in more than 78,000 schools and institutions.

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Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School Summary Chart

Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School, Smart Snacks in Schools

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Farm to School Program
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Calories in School Meals

This paper provides some explanation and direction for state agencies and School Food Authorities to use in the discussions on the new calorie maximum as well as some tips to improve acceptance of school meals.

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Fact Sheet: Calories in School Meals

Fact Sheet: Calories in School Meals

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Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 School Meals

Championed by the First Lady as part of her Let’s Move! initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 contains many provisions that help improve child nutrition programs and make meals and offerings more nutritious.