NJ high schools lag in serving breakfast to teens

Posted on August 29, 2016

As students across New Jersey head back to school, high schoolers will be less likely to begin their day with a healthy breakfast, according to an analysis by Advocates for Children of New Jersey and the New Jersey Food for Thought Campaign.

Read release.

Download the report.

View this video and check out how some NJ high schools are making it work with breakfast after the bell, and hear what teens have to say about it.


View memo from the Department of Education encouraging breakfast after the bell.

View memo and a brochure  from the Department of Agriculture encouraging districts to serve breakfast after the bell and providing guidance on how to best serve breakfast to increase federal reimbursements.

Visit njschoolbreakfast.org to find help resources to promote and implement breakfast after the bell.