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NY School Breakfast Program Found Lacking

By Dave Lucas

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wamc/local-wamc-839505.mp3

Albany, NY – The Nutrition Consortium of NYS, a statewide anti-hunger organization, released a new report today on the status of the School Breakfast Program, finding it sadly lacking. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has details.

Here is a link to the new report:

http://www.nutritionconsortium.org/childnutrition/documents/2007-2008ShinewithSBReport.pdf

A great fact sheet on the link between school breakfast and learning:

http://www.frac.org/pdf/breakfastforlearning.PDF