Indiana selected for Breakfast in the Classroom program

first_imgINDIANAPOLIS – Indiana has been selected to participate in Breakfast in the Classroom to provide much-needed healthy and nutritious morning meals to local students and help increase participation of the federally funded School Breakfast Program.Indiana school districts can now apply for grant funds from Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom.Districts will be selected based on the number of students who qualify for free- or reduced-priced meals, average daily participation in the school breakfast program and district- and school-level support.“Breakfast in the Classroom is a great opportunity for school districts to not only help eliminate hunger by infusing nutrition into students’ daily diets, but build a classroom community by starting the day with a meal together,” said Teresa Meredith, president, Indiana State Teachers Association.last_img

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