More Arizona schools serving most important meal of the day

| October 21, 2015

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association

Child nutrition experts are looking at new models for giving more Arizona public school students the opportunity to eat breakfast at school – and maybe even in their classrooms.

“School breakfast fights hunger, but it also impacts the classroom,” said Etienne Melcher, senior child nutrition program coordinator at the Food Research & Action Center. “Research shows that eating breakfast at school improves academic performance, health and behavior. Getting more children to start the day with this important meal means less hunger and more children starting the day ready to learn.”

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