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H.RES.143: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the school breakfast program.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
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|Sponsor||Gwen Moore, D-Wis.|
|Introduced||April 9, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 9, 2013|
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Recognizes the importance of the school breakfast program and its overall positive effect on the lives of low-income children and families, as well as its effect on helping to improve a child's overall classroom performance.
Expresses support for states that have successfully implemented school breakfast programs in order to improve the test scores and grades of their participating students.
Encourages states to: (1) strengthen their school breakfast programs by improving student access and making them part of the school day, (2) work towards the goal of having 70 low-income children eating breakfast for every 100 low-income children eating lunch, (3) promote improvements in the nutritional quality of breakfasts served, and (4) inform students and parents of healthy nutritional and lifestyle choices.
Recognizes: (1) that the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 provides low-income children with greater access to nutritious breakfasts; (2) all the partners th...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 9, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|