Maryland Hits Major Milestone in School Breakfast Participation, but there is Still Room for Improvement

More than half of all low-income Maryland students who participated in school lunch also participated in school breakfast during the 2011-2012 school year, according to a new report released today by Maryland Hunger Solutions. A major milestone in Maryland Hunger Solutions’ efforts to improve the reach of this important program, the report also found that participation grew from the previous school year by an impressive 14.4 percent, resulting in 131,936 low-income students in Maryland starting the day with a nutritious school breakfast. More…