Six school districts chosen to launch breakfast pilot

May 2000
Nation's Restaurant News;05/29/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 22, p19
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Focuses on the United States Department of Agriculture's selection of six school districts to participate in an up-to-three-year study on the effects of eating breakfast on academic performance. Study called the School Breakfast Pilot Program; Chance for the schools to offer free breakfast to elementary-school pupils; Selection criteria.


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