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Universal-Free and Eligibility-based School Breakfast Programs in Guilford County , NC : Student Outcomes Contractor and Cooperator

  title={Universal-Free and Eligibility-based School Breakfast Programs in Guilford County , NC : Student Outcomes Contractor and Cooperator},
  author={David C. Ribar and Lauren A. Haldeman},
The Guilford County Schools (GCS) in North Carolina offered universal-free breakfasts under the School Breakfast Program (SBP) in 2007-08 in elementary schools with high proportions of economically disadvantaged students. In 2008-09, the GCS reduced its universal-free programs, with the affected schools returning to eligibility-based programs. We investigate student outcomes that were associated with those changes, examining how breakfast and lunch participation, attendance, and standardized… 

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