GAO study: HHFKA impact reduced school meal participation

GAO study: HHFKA impact reduced school meal participation

Nationwide, participation among enrolled students dropped from 62 to 58 percent between 2010 and 2014.

Nationwide, participation in the National School Lunch Program declined by 1.4 million children, from 62 to 58 percent of enrolled students, from school year 2010-2011 through school year 2013-2014, according to a study by the U.S. government’s General Accounting Office (GAO). Seven of eight states that GAO interviewed reported that challenges with student acceptance of changes made to comply with new federal nutrition r

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