Hearing to Extend Five Expiring Child Nutrition Programs: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session on H.R. 7, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, April 2, 1985, Volume 4

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Page 3 - State to children from families whose incomes meet the eligibility criteria for free school meals by the national average payment rate for free breakfasts under section 4 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966...
Page 36 - The differences between participating and nonparticipating day care centers (in meal quality) are striking. For every measure examined, participating centers have statistically significantly higher levels of meal quality than non-participating centers. Equally striking is the finding that participating family day care homes also serve meals of superior nutritional quality, and that these meals generally contain foods of higher quality and variety than those served by non-participating centers.
Page 2 - ... (2) Each State shall submit to the Administrator from time to time, with the first such submission not later than one hundred and eighty days after the date of...
Page 38 - Nutrition education programs shall include, but not be limited to, (A) instructing students with regard to the nutritional value of foods and the relationship between food and human health...
Page 36 - First are the studies of the impact of breakfast, or the lack of it, on children's learning ability. Dr. Ernesto Pollitt of the University of Texas, in a 1978 review of the literature on the impact of school feeding programs on education sums up the evidence on breakfast as follows: The studies that focused on the short-term effects of hunger or morning feeding suggest that the provision of breakfast may both benefit the student emotionally and enhance his/her capacity to work on school-type tasks.
Page 3 - ... there are authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year such sums as may be necessary for the...
Page 36 - The National Evaluation results do not tell us which foods made the nutritional difference between school breakfasts and those eaten elsewhere. However, it is likely that it was the meat/meat alternate. First, because the School Breakfast meal pattern does not require the service of a meat/meat alternate. (It does require a cereal or bread product, juice, fruit or vegetable, and one half pint of milk.) Second, because foods not currently included in school breakfasts, such as cheese and eggs, are...
Page 1 - State's agreement to participate in studies and surveys of programs authorized under the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966...
Page 12 - CSA was abolished as part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (PL 97-35), which also established the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) to the States (US House 1981b).
Page 8 - AN ACT Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985, and for other purposes.

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