National School Lunch Program Analysis

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The next development, is the free / reduced lunch program, this helps students focus on the teacher, to help them learn new concepts. Going to school on an empty stomach & not eating during lunch reduces the concentration to learn new things and focus. In 1946 the National School Lunch Program was established under the National School Lunch Act signed by President Harry Truman. This is a federally assisted meal program effective in nonprofit private schools, public, and residential child care institutions. The act provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. In 1998, the program was expanded to include snacks served to children in afterschool programs to include children through 18 years of age via

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