H.Res.143 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the school breakfast program.113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: H.Res.143 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in House (04/09/2013)
Recognizes the importance of the school breakfast program and its overall positive effect on the lives of low-income children and families, as well as its effect on helping to improve a child's overall classroom performance.
Expresses support for states that have successfully implemented school breakfast programs in order to improve the test scores and grades of their participating students.
Encourages states to: (1) strengthen their school breakfast programs by improving student access and making them part of the school day, (2) work towards the goal of having 70 low-income children eating breakfast for every 100 low-income children eating lunch, (3) promote improvements in the nutritional quality of breakfasts served, and (4) inform students and parents of healthy nutritional and lifestyle choices.
Recognizes: (1) that the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 provides low-income children with greater access to nutritious breakfasts; (2) all the partners that help to make successful school breakfast programs; and (3) that National School Breakfast Week helps draw attention to the need for, and success of, the school breakfast program.