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1. Provide a nutrient-rich breakfast for all school children
Increase the number of School Breakfast Programs

2010 Baseline

 83% of schools with lunch programs 

offered breakfast 

 Progress Made

 83.6% offer school breakfast

 

 2017 Benchmark 

 92% offer school breakfast

 

 

Action Steps:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Encourage schools without breakfast programs to consider starting simplified grab-n-go breakfasts.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Provide menus, ordering guides, signage, and promotional material to kick start new

              programs and ease the burden of starting the program as much as possible.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Work with schools without breakfast currently to develop a plan of action for a breakfast program

              launch next school year.

 

Best Practices:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Showcase advantages of Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) to non-participating schools

             (increased administrative efficacy, reduced stigma, and encouragement of alternative breakfast

              models).

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Seek letters of support and financial assistance from partners.

 

Contact: 

     arrow-right-c  Christine Emerson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Director, School Nutrition Programs, Office of Public Instruction (OPI)

     arrow-right-c  Lisa Lee - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Director, Montana No Kid Hungry

     arrow-right-c  Lorianne Burhop - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Chief Policy Officer, Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN)

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