ERIC Number: ED209422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep-9
Reference Count: N/A
Efforts To Improve School Lunch Programs. Are They Paying Off? Report to the Congress by the Comptroller General of the United States.
Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC.
This General Accounting Office (GAO) report examines the problems encountered by school food service programs in their efforts to meet the Department of Agriculture's nutrient requirements for school lunches while increasing student participation and reducing food waste and program costs. The report is based on an evaluation of two senior high school lunch programs in each of seven school districts representing a broad range of approaches to food services. Appendices include discussion of the results of nutrient analysis testing, sources of various nutrients, differences in nutritional content of lunches according to lunch format or location, and an overview of the menu planning and development, and the organization and management of food service divisions for the school districts reviewed. (JCD)
Descriptors: Food Service, Food Standards, High Schools, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, School Surveys
U.S. General Accounting Office, Document Handling and Information Services Facility, P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20760 (write for price).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Nutrition Act 1966; National School Lunch Act 1970