NIOST Supports National School Breakfast Week
March 7, 2018
NIOST, as a founding member of the Healthy Out-of-School-Time (HOST) Coalition, is proud to mark National School Breakfast Week this week!
As this infographic from fellow HOST member the Food Research and Action Center shows, school breakfasts bring many benefits for students. Read this post for more information from HOST members on the spread and impact of the School Breakfast Program along with tips and best practices for raising awareness and increasing participation.
Be sure, too, to read these articles from our Afterschool Matters journal on the importance of out-of-school time for healthy eating: "Healthy Eating in Out-of-School Time: The Promise and the Challenge" and "The Role of Out-of-School Time in Reducing Hunger and Preventing Obesity."