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School Breakfast Programs (SBP)

For more information about the school breakfast programs please contact the Operations and Program Management Consultant in your region.

Federal Regulation 7 CFR 220 – School Breakfast Program

School Breakfast Program History (USDA)

School Breakfast Program Fact Sheet

N.C. State Board of Education Resolution to Promote School Breakfast
The North Carolina State Board of Education passed a Resolution to Promote School Breakfast. This resolution recognizes the importance of breakfast and encourages Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to seek multiple and innovative ways of increasing school breakfast participation and consider providing breakfast in the classroom during appropriate educational and instructional activities as one of multiple ways to remove barriers to the school breakfast programs and an additional way of caring for and nurturing public school children in the state.

Breakfast Q&A’s
This page includes questions and answers about the benefits of eating breakfast for students, School breakfast and eligibility to participate in school breakfast programs.  A link is provided to the USDA web page with links to various reports and studies on breakfast and school breakfast.

NEW! Innovative School Breakfast Programs
We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and provides students with the much needed fuel for a successful day of learning.  On the other hand, getting students to the cafeteria before school starts is a daily challenge for many schools.  This page provides some creative and innovative methods that schools could implement that would provide school breakfast to students every day without losing part of the instructional day as well as increase participation in the School Breakfast Program.

Resources

USDA Expanding Your School Breakfast Program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers resources and information to help promote and expand School Breakfast Programs as a way of supporting positive outcomes for children.

USDA/Team Nutrition School Breakfast Program Resource Library

Breakfast is Brain Fuel Toolkit
Breakfast is Brain Fuel is a school breakfast toolkit tailored for North Carolina that offers resources to educate students about the importance and benefits of breakfast, motivate students to eat breakfast, gain support for school breakfast, and encourage students and families to utilize school breakfast.  For more information about the toolkit please contact Tracey Bates at: tracey.bates@dpi.nc.gov .

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