N.J.S. § 18A:33-11.1 - 'Breakfast after the bell' program; report to Governor, Legislature

Cite as:N.J.S. § 18A:33-11.1
Currency:Current through L. 2019, c. 123.
 
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a. A public school operated by a school district of the State participating in the federal school breakfast program or a nonpublic school participating in the federal school breakfast program is encouraged to increase the number of students participating in the program by establishing a "breakfast after the bell" program through the incorporation of school breakfast in the first-period classroom or during the first few minutes of the school day.

b. The Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the Department of Education shall:

(1) make every effort to assist, guide, and support school districts, public schools, or nonpublic schools in planning, establishing, implementing, or modifying the "breakfast after the bell" program to increase the participation rate of all students in the school breakfast program, especially students from low income families; and

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