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How Moving School Meals Into The Classroom Boosts Learning

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Breakfast in the Classroom helps to close that gap, improving the efficacy of the programs. It “prevents students from missing breakfast when they don’t arrive at school early” and from having to “choose between socializing with friends and eating breakfast,” FRAC notes. In districts with high proportions of low-income students, Breakfast in the Classroom programs can be extended to the entire student body for no charge. Public schools in Dallas extended free lunch and breakfast programs to all students regardless of income in October, and the Boston public school system made the same choice in September.

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