Research and Publications
Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)
Food Hardship: A Closer Look at Hunger - Data for the Nation, States, 100 MSAs, and Every Congressional District
A report with new data revealing the extent of hunger in every corner of the U.S.
in 2008 and 2009 with first-ever hunger data for MSAs and all Congressional
School Breakfast Scorecard 2009
A state-by-state ranking of participation in the federal School Breakfast
Program. This report shows how the School Breakfast Program falls short of meeting the growing need in the United States.
Ending Childhood Hunger by 2015 - Strategies for Achieving the President's Goal
Seven essential strategies for ending childhood hunger by 2015 are summarized
in this report.
United State Department of Agriculture
Direct Certification for the National School Lunch Program: State Implementation Progress Report to Congress-October 2009
School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children (prepublished edition)
Reaching Those in Need: State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Rates in 2007 (2009)
WIC Improves Child Health and School Readiness
Children's Health Watch
A public policy action brief of new research supporting the many and varied
benefits of the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
Child Care Feeding Programs Support Young Children’s Healthy Development
A public policy action brief showing that toddlers in subsidized child care whose
meals are supplied by their child care provider are more likely to be in good
health than similar toddlers whose meals must be supplied from home.
The Rudd Center at Yale
The Impact of Removing Snacks of Low Nutritional Value From Middle Schools
Health Education and Behavior 2009
A report indicating that removing low nutrition items from schools decreased students' consumption of low nutrition items. The report also recommends supporting the value of strengthening school nutrition standards to improve student nutrition.