What’s New?

New training on important infant/toddler issues

Posted on November 19, 2014

Slider_ChildCareACNJ recently released a series of videos that cover topics critical to improving the well-being of New Jersey’s infants and toddlers, including fetal alcohol syndrome, reducing trauma for young children and key development milestones. Learn at your leisure! This “On Demand” Training Video Project was funded by a federal Court Improvement Grant. Questions? Need more info? Contact Mary Coogan at mcoogan@acnj.org.

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School Breakfast Participation Rises 55 Percent

Posted on October 7, 2014

10_07_2014_4th_Annual_School_Breakfast_ReportNew Jersey schools are feeding breakfast to about 75,000 more low-income children each school day, giving students the morning meal they need to concentrate and learn, according to the 2014 Food for Thought School Breakfast report released by Advocates for Children of New Jersey.

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Bound Brook, Quinton Win School Breakfast Challenge

Posted on September 12, 2014

Bound Brook and Quinton captured the first place prizes in the NJ Food for Thought School Breakfast Challenge, for North and South Jersey, respectively. Both districts significantly increased the number of students eating a healthy morning meal at school.

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Register to attend the Food for Thought: Expanding School Breakfast to NJ Students annual report release.