When Anneliese Tanner started as Austin Independent School District nutrition and food services director, serving breakfast in the classroom was her No. 1 priority. “Equity and food access are important school values,” says Tanner. “Making sure all students have access to a heathy breakfast to start their day has been my focus since I walked in the door.”
Austin Independent School District
Austin schools bring scratch-made breakfast into the classroom
Students and teachers break bread together and see improvements in tardiness, absences, behavior, illness and focus.