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Stephens, Lacy; Shanks, Carmen Byker – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: School food service professionals are vital to implementing national nutrition standards in school meal programs. Appropriate and effective training for these professionals may be one key to producing healthful meals that students are excited to eat and also meet United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutrient guidelines. A…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Lunch Programs, Literature Reviews, Intervention
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Cornish, Disa; Askelson, Natoshia; Golembiewski, Elizabeth – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHKA) required schools to make changes to meals provided to children. Rural school districts have limited resources, with increased obesity rates and local food insecurity. In this study we sought to understand the perceptions of rural food service directors and the barriers to implementing…
Descriptors: Food Service, Rural Areas, Health Promotion, Child Health
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Conner, David; Estrin, Hans; Becot, Florence – Journal of Extension, 2014
This article discusses High School Harvest (HSH), an Extension educator-led project in five Vermont schools to provide students with job training and food system education and to provide lightly processed produce to school lunch programs. One hundred and twenty-one students participated, logging 8,752 hours growing, harvesting, and processing…
Descriptors: Food Service, Extension Education, High School Students, Job Training
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Gaidukova, G. N. – Russian Education and Society, 2014
Research data on levels of satisfaction with educational services in a Russian university show room for improvement in such areas as vocational guidance work; range of opportunities in the choice of specialization and optional disciplines; availability of academic and methodological literature; the quality of food services; and amount of practical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Shanafelt, Amy; Magliocco, Brandon; Milbrath, Kathleen; Nanney, Marilyn; Caspi, Caitlin – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: School breakfast is an important nutritional component of a student's day. Many schools operate a school breakfast program, but high schools have low rates of participation. This study aimed to investigate the economic impact on school food service, of expanding the school breakfast program to increase participation in high schools.…
Descriptors: Breakfast Programs, High Schools, Food Service, Rural Schools
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Calvert, Kay – Knowledge Quest, 2019
The Beebe (AR) Public School District is committed to the mission of utilizing all resources to provide learning opportunities, tools, progressive technology, and guidance to enable all students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners. Each school year, upon returning from summer vacation, a noticeable decline in student reading levels…
Descriptors: School Districts, Libraries, Motor Vehicles, Books
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Shemetova, E. V.; Shchenikova, N. V. – Russian Education and Society, 2009
In the past ten years, children's health has become qualitatively worse. According to the data from numerous studies in Russia, only 10 percent of the upper-grade students in secondary school can be considered healthy. At the same time, half the students have morphofunctional impairments, and 40 percent suffer from chronic pathology. In the past…
Descriptors: Food Service, Nurses, Pathology, Foreign Countries
Flaherty, Bill – School Business Affairs, 2013
Data-mining systems provide a variety of opportunities for school district personnel to streamline operations and focus on student achievement. This article describes the value of data mining for school personnel, finance departments, teacher evaluations, and in the classroom. It suggests that much could be learned about district practices if one…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Information Management, Systems Approach, Information Utilization
National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments, 2017
Improving school climate takes time and commitment from a variety of people in a variety of roles. This document outlines key action steps that noninstructional staff--including guidance counselors, social workers, school psychologists, office staff, bus drivers, maintenance and facility staff, and food service staff--can take to support school…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Resources, Administrative Principles
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Gola, Alice Ann H.; Burdg, Jinee – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
The FNS Research Corner provides a continuing series to summarize recently completed and current research conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in the area of child nutrition. Summaries of recently completed research projects and in-progress research are provided in this article.
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Lunch Programs, Program Evaluation
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Hoffman, Jessica A.; Agrawal, Tara; Thompson, Douglas; Ferguson, Tyler; Grinder, AnnMarie; Carter, Sonia; Healey, Christine; Bhaumik, Urmi; Castaneda-Sceppa, Carmen – NHSA Dialog, 2012
Head Start's performance standards require that the nutrition programs "serve a variety of foods which consider cultural and ethnic preferences and which broaden the child's food experience" (Head Start Program Performance Standards and Other Regulations, 2006). In this study, food service modifications were made via a participatory…
Descriptors: Food Service, Quasiexperimental Design, Nutrition, Disadvantaged Youth
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Trevino, Roberto P.; Pham, Trang; Mobley, Connie; Hartstein, Jill; El Ghormli, Laure; Songer, Thomas – Journal of School Health, 2012
Background: Food service directors have a concern that federal reimbursement is not meeting the demands of increasing costs of healthier meals. The purpose of this article is to report the food option changes and the annual revenues and expenses of the school food service environment. Methods: The HEALTHY study was a 3-year (2006 to 2009)…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Nutrition, Dining Facilities, Costs
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Patten, Emily Vaterlaus; Alcorn, Michelle; Watkins, Tracee; Cole, Kerri; Paez, Paola – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this exploratory, observational study was three-fold: 1) Determine current food safety practices at Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sites; 2) Identify types of food served at the sites and collect associated temperatures; and 3) Establish recommendations for food safety training in the SFSP.…
Descriptors: Food, Food Standards, Food Service, Summer Programs
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Colasanti, Kathryn J. A.; Matts, Colleen; Hamm, Michael W. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2012
Objective: This study investigated changes in Michigan school food service directors' farm to school (FTS) participation levels and perspectives since a 2004 survey and factors that would facilitate FTS expansion. Design: Electronic survey census of all Michigan school food service directors. Setting: Michigan kindergarten-12th grade schools.…
Descriptors: Food Service, Lunch Programs, Food Standards, Purchasing
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Izumi, Betty T.; Alaimo, Katherine; Hamm, Michael W. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2010
Objective: This qualitative study used a case study approach to explore the potential of farm-to-school programs to simultaneously improve children's diets and provide farmers with viable market opportunities. Design: Semistructured interviews were the primary data collection strategy. Setting: Seven farm-to-school programs in the Upper Midwest…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Food Service, School Personnel, Agricultural Occupations
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