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New initiative would help NJ school breakfast expansion

Radio | NJ 101.5 FM | 11/22/2016
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N.J. lawmakers consider new approach to helping hungry kids

Article | Newsworks.org | 11/22/2016
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NJ lawmakers proposed $400k fund for school breakfast start-up

Article | Burlington County Times | 11/22/2016
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Bill would fund school meal expansion

Article | Press of Atlantic City| 11/22/2016
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Report: More county students participating in school breakfast this year

Article | Burlington County Times | 10/31/2016
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East Orange to Launch Free After School Meal Program During City’s First Hunger Summit on Oct 26

Article | Tapinto.net | 10/24/2016

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Interactive Map: Many poor kids still miss free breakfast in NJ

Article | NJ Spotlight | 10/24/2016

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Fighting childhood hunger: Report says NJ could be doing much more

Article | NJ 101.5 FM | 10/21/2016

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300,000 low-income N.J. kids missed out on school breakfasts this year

Article |NJ Advance Media | 10/20/2016

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Atlantic City recognized for community efforts to feed children

Article | Press of Atlantic City | 10/20/2016

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How school breakfast programs are growing slowly

Article | Press of Atlantic City | 10/20/2016

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Atlantic City shows how high schools can offer ‘breakfast after the bell’

Article| Press of Atlantic City | 02/16/2016
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NJ Jumps to 23rd Nationally for School Breakfast

Article| Atlantic Highlands Herald | 02/16/2016
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Breakfast is served, and more NJ schools are participating

Article| NJ 101.5 FM|02/16/2016
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NJ Students In School Breakfast Programs At All Time High

Article| WBGO 88.3 FM |02/16/2016
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New Jersey Healthy Communities Network announces $860G in grants

Article| Homes News Tribune |02/10/2016
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ShapingNJ grants awarded in SJ

Article| Courier Post|01/02/2016
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ShapingNJ grants awarded in SJ

Article| The Daily Journal |01/02/2016
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Opinion: Breakfast after the bell combats hunger 

Article| Adele Latourette |11/03/2015
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Participation in federal school breakfast program changes little in Southern Bergen County

Article | South Bergenite | 10/29/2015
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The List: Which NJ Districts Do Best Job of Feeding Breakfast to Poor Children

Article | NJ Spotlight | 10/27/2015
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The List: Which NJ Districts Do Best Job of Feeding Breakfast to Poor Children

Article | Philly.com | 10/26/2015
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Annual School Breakfast Report

Video | Comcast Newsmakers | 10/23/2015
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Cumberland in Top 5 for school breakfast

Article | NJ.com | 10/20/2015
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Breakfast for kids: School breakfast program for low-income students is vital

Editorial | The Record | 10/18/2015
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Herald News: Breakfast for kids

Editorial | Herald News | 10/18/2015
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At Arts High School, a good day starts with breakfast

News Article | The Star Ledger | 10/18/2015
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Lt. Governor Guadagno Addresses Advocates for Children’s 5th Annual NJ School Breakfast Report

Article | Cape May County Herald | 10/16/2015
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Schools see more children qualifying for free breakfast

Article | Press of Atlantic City | 10/16/2015
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Record number of N.J. students eating free or reduced cost breakfast, report finds

Article | NJ.com  | 10/15/2015
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Good news and bad news about NJ’s school breakfast program

Article | NJ 101.5  | 10/15/2015
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More low-income students receiving school breakfasts

Article | Politico New Jersey | 10/15/2015
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More students are getting breakfast at school; Paterson sees big increase, study finds

Article | The Record | 10/15/2015
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Monmouth County Drops to 13th for School Breakfast Participation

Article | Atlantic Highlands Herald | 10/15/2015
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NJ summer nutrition program helps feed poor kids when school’s out

News Article | NJ Spotlight | 07/20/2015
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How N.J. food bank is bringing meals to hungry kids this summer

News Article | NJ.com | 07/09/2015
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Closing meal gaps for hungry children during summer

Opinion | Times of Trenton | 07/11/2015
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Free lunches fill in for school-year program

News Article | Press of Atlantic City | 07/10/2015
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Summer leaves thousands of NJ children hungry, report shows

News Article | New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio | 07/01/2015
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Perth Amboy leading N.J. in fight to keep children fed in summer

News Article | NJ.com | 07/01/2015
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Some NJ kids missing meals in the summer

News Article | Newsworks | 07/01/2015
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Providing N.J. kids with reduced-price meals an essential part of summer

Opinion | Star Ledger | 06/27/2015
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The Record: Feeding students

Editorial | The Record | 11/15/2014
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Highlands Urged to Consider ‘Breakfast After the Bell’ Program

Letter to the Editor | Atlantic Herald | 11/13/2014
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Breakfast programs in N.J. schools

Letter to the Editor | Star Ledger | 11/4/2014
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School breakfast programs in Gloucester County making a difference

Letter to the Editor | South Jersey Times | 11/3/2014
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Free-breakfast program / Right direction

Editorial | Press of Atlantic City | 10/15/2014
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North Bergen schools superintendent’s breakfast concern

Letter to the Editor | The Jersey Journal | 10/15/2014
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School breakfast program a winner

Editorial | Asbury Park Press, Daily Record, Courier News, Home News Tribune | 10/13/2014
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Schools can do a better job of feeding students

Editorial | Courier-Post | 10/13/2014
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Somerset schools missing out on $1.7M in federal breakfast funds

News Article | Messenger-Gazette | 10/30/2014
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Eagles wide receiver Brad Smith visits Quinton Township School

News Article | Today’s Sunbeam | 10/21/2014
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ACNJ Senior Policy Analyst Cynthia Rice interviewed

Television | Comcast Newsmakers | 10/20/2014
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ACNJ Executive Director Cecilia Zalkind interviewed

Radio | Issues and Ideas Radio | 10/17/2014
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Food for Thought: NJ Schools Making Sure Kids Eat Breakfast

News Article | NJ Spotlight, Philly.com | 10/8/2014
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More NJ kids getting breakfast in school

News Article | New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio | 10/8/2014
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First-period school breakfast attracts more kids

News Article | Courier-Post | 10/7/2014
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Giants linebacker congratulates Bound Brook school

News Article | Home News Tribune | 10/7/2014
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Local counties near top in providing school breakfasts

News Article | Press of Atlantic City | 10/7/2014
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More New Jersey schools offer students breakfast

News Article | The Record, AP, Newsday, Item of Millburn & Short Hills, Burlington County, Times, CBS Philadelphia, Trentonian, News 12 NJ | 10/7/2014
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North Bergen schools missing out on $1 million for low-income students’ breakfasts, report says

News Article | The Jersey Journal | 10/7/2014
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Study finds increase in number of New Jersey schools serving breakfast

News Article | Daily Journal, The Republic, Greenfield Daily Reporter | 10/7/2014
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East Newark’s school breakfast program wins $1,000 prize

News Article | The Jersey Journal | 09/22/2014
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Two S.J. districts use federal funds for free student meals

News Article | Courier Post | 09/11/2014
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Breakfast for all at Montclair Public Schools

News Article | Barista Kids | 09/10/2014
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East Newark wins praise for expanding free school breakfast program

News Article | The Jersey Journal | 09/09/2014
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Quinton Township wins school breakfast challenge

News Article | South Jersey Times | 09/09/2014
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Trenton school district wins grant for participation in school breakfast program

News Article | Times of Trenton | 09/08/2014
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Bound Brook wins school breakfast challenge

News Article | The Messenger-Gazette | 09/08/2014
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Garden State improves service of school breakfast

News Article | Sentinel | 02/13/2014
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Salem Health and Wellness Foundation takes aim at childhood obesity

News Article | South Jersey Times | 01/13/2014
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2013

New breakfast routine serves students well

Letter to the Editor | Press of Atlantic City | 10/07/2013
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Should add breakfast to schools’ lesson plans

Editorial | Philadelphia Inquire | 04/30/2013
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School breakfast is a smart choice

Letter to the Editor | Burlington Times, The Daily Record | 04/07/2013
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Feed students’ tummies, then feed their minds

Letter to the Editor | NJ.com, The Times | 04/07/2013
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More Trenton Students eating district’s free breakfasts

News Article | The Times of Trenton | 11/25/13
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Report: School waking up to importance of breakfast

News Article | The Hub, North/South Brunswick Sentinel, Edison/Metuchen Sentinel, The East Brunswick Sentinel, The Suburban | 10/17/13
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Many Eligible, But Few Barnegat Students Enrolled In School Breakfast Program

News Article |Barnegat-Manahawkin Patch | 10/05/13
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N.J. schools aim to increase students taking advantage of breakfast programs

News Article |South Jersey Times | 10/04/13
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More Kids Getting School Breakfast, But Most Who Qualify Still Don’t

News Article | NJ Spotlight | 10/04/13
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‘Breakfast after the bell’ makes nutrition a part of learning in Egg Harbor City

News Article | Shore News Today | 10/04/13
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Needy N.J. children find easier access to school breakfast

News Article | Philly.com | 10/02/13
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Camden County Eighth in the State For Participation in School Breakfast Program

News Article | Gloucester Township Patch | 10/03/13
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Free School Breakfast in New Jersey

News Article | NewJerseyNewsroom.com | 10/02/13
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Nearly 21,000 eligible Middlesex children missing school breakfast, report says

News Article | NJ.com | 10/02/13
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More New Jersey children getting free breakfasts in schools

News Article | The Record | 10/02/13
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School Breakfast Report Shows Areas of Need in New Jersey

News Article | Collingswood Patch | 10/01/13
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Report: Lacey Students Eligible for Free Breakfast Take It

News Article | Lacey Patch | 10/01/13
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Report: Few Toms River Students Eligible for Free Breakfast Take It

News Article | Toms River Patch | 10/01/13
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South Jersey Schools lead state in providing breakfast to students

News Article | Press of Atlantic City | 10/01/13
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Gloucester County Underachieving in School Breakfast, Program Shows

News Article | West Deptford Patch | 10/01/13
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N.J. schools offering more breakfasts

News Article | Courier Post | 10/01/13
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More Kids Getting Free Breakfast at School

News Article | The Record | 10/01/13
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Nearly a Third of Berkeley Students Participate in School Breakfast Program

News Article | Berkeley NJ Patch | 10/01/13
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Perth Amboy Schools Running Very Successful Breakfast Program Report Says

News Article | Woodbridge Patch | 10/01/13
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Hundreds of thousands of low-income N.J. kids eligible for school breakfasts are not eating it

News Article | NJ.com | 10/01/13
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Greater Brunswick Charter School Tops School Breakfast Program List in New Jersey

News Article | New Brunswick Patch | 10/01/13
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In summertime, needy children find there’s no free lunch (or breakfast) in Hunterdon

News Article | Hunterdon County Democrat | 07/05/13
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School Jersey City schools make big progress in serving free and reduced-price breakfasts

News Article | The Jersey Journal | 06/06/13
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Bridgeton High School may take breakfast to the students

News Article | South Jersey Times | 05/19/13
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School district will try out breakfast program at Ocean City Intermediate School

News Article | 04/30/13
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NJ: ACNJ’s Free Breakfast Push

News Article | Fios1 News | 04/25/13
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The Record: After the bell

News Article | The Record | 04/25/13
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Contest seeks to promote wider participation in subsidized school breakfast program in N.J.

News Article | NorthJersey.com | 04/23/13

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N.J. schools must work to serve more breakfasts

News Article | The Daily Record, The Courier News, Home News Tribune, The Daily Record | 03/06/13

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Woodbury school district serves breakfast in the classroom

News Article | The South Jersey Times | 02/19/13

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2012

Breakfast after the bell a timely improvement

Editorial | MyCentralNJ.com | 11/12/12

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Breakfast equaling more learning in Edison

Editorial | MyCentralNJ.com | 10/18/12

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N.J. school breakfast grade needs to improve

Editorial | Gloucester Times | 10/04/12

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Breakfast club, Too many kids miss the first meal of the day

News Article | Letter to the Editor | The Record | 10/04/12

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More New Jersey students from low income families receiving healthy breakfast at their schools

News Article | MyCentral Jersey.com | Nov. 11, 2012

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Jersey City Public Schools spokeswoman apologizes for controversial remarks about free breakfast program

News Article | The Jersey Journal | Oct. 9, 2012

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Schools wise up about breakfast

News Article | Cherry Hill Courier Post | Oct. 8, 2012

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NJ’s second largest school district says parents taking pass on free student breakfasts

News Article | Star Ledger | Oct. 7, 2012

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County Ranks Third in Serving School Breakfast

News Article | Cape May County Herald | Oct. 6, 2012

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Officials blame parents for low participation in school breakfasts

News Article | The Jersey Journal | Oct. 5, 2012

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Beverly gets high marks in federal breakfast program report

News Article | Burlington County Times | Oct. 3, 2012

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New Jersey’s Poorest Kids Are Missing Out on Breakfast

News Article | NJ Spotlight | Oct. 3, 2012

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Newark Leads State Push for More School Breakfasts

News Article | Oct. 3, 2012

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NJ’s Poorest Kids Are Missing Out on Breakfast

News Article | WNYC 93.9 fm | Oct. 3, 2012

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School breakfast participation increases by 21 percent among low-income students

News Article | Press of Atlantic City | Oct. 3, 2012

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West Orange’s Poorest Students Missed Out on Breakfast Last Year, Report Says

News Article | WestOrangePatch.com | Oct. 2012

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Report: NJ Makes Progress with School Breakfasts

News Article | NBCnewyork.com, CBS New York, Asbury Park Press, Myfoxny.com, The Examiner, The Trentonian | Oct. 2, 2012

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Good News And Bad News For NJ’s School Breakfast Program

News Article | 101.5 fm | Oct. 2, 2012

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More N.J. children eating breakfast in schools, but state participation rate still lags

News Article | Star Ledger | Oct. 2, 2012

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N.J. schools serving breakfast to only a third of those eligible

News Article | The Record | Oct. 2, 2012

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Schools found lagging in breakfast service

News Article | Philadelphia Inquirer | Oct. 2, 2012

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Study urges school districts to boost number of students who receive free school breakfasts

News Article | The Jersey Journal | Oct. 2, 2012

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Will More New Jersey Students Eat Breakfast in Class? [AUDIO]

News Article | 101.5fm | Sept. 7, 2012

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Report: NJ schools should serve breakfast after morning bell to improve

News Article | The Star-Ledger – NJ.com | Sept. 5, 2012

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Support in N.J. for providing breakfast during school day

News Article | NewsWorks | Sept. 5, 2012

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Advocacy Group Pushing NJ Deptartment of Education To Expand Free Breakfast

News Article | WBGO News | Jan. 5, 2012

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Updated: Children Advocates Pushing School Breakfast Initiative in City Schools

News Article | Paterson Press | Jan. 5, 2012

2011

 

Edison launches breakfast program in select schools

News Article | Sentinel | Dec. 7, 2011

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Edison to broaden school breakfast program

News Article | MyCentralNewJersey.com | Dec. 1, 2011

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Essex ranks second in serving school breakfast

News Article | The Progress | Oct. 28, 2011

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Food for thought: Montclair seeks healthy breakfasts for students

News Article | The Montclair Times | Oct. 27, 2011

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Union County ranks 18th statewide in providing school breakfast

News Article | Suburban News | Oct. 14, 2011

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School breakfasts / Feed the mind

News Article | Press of Alantic City | Oct. 11, 2011

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County Ranks Third in Serving School Breakfast

News Article | Cape May County Herald | Oct. 6, 2011

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Breakfast Program Expansion Backed

News Article | Home News Tribune | Oct. 3, 2011

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New Jersey Bad About Providing Free Breakfast For Eligible Students

News Article | WCBS 880 | Sept. 30, 2011

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N.J. ranks 46th nationally for participation in the National School Breakfast Program

News Article | Star Ledger | Sept. 30, 2011

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Editorial: School breakfasts / Feed the mind

Editorial | Press of Atlantic City | Oct. 11, 2011

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Report says New Jersey still ranks near bottom in feeding growing number of poor students breakfast

Editorial | Star Ledger | Oct. 2, 2011

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Report says New Jersey still ranks near, bottom in feeding growing number of poor students breakfast

News Article |Press of Atlantic City | Sept. 29, 2011

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School districts ignore importance of nutrition

Editorial | Philly Inquirer | Oct. 03, 2011

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Advocacy group seeks flexibility in N.J. school breakfast program

News Article | NewsWorks | Sept. 28, 2011