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EDITOR’S NOTE– Introduction and Overview of the issue RESEARCH IN ACTION   PARENTS IN A RURAL AREA FAVOR SCHOOL LUNCH OVER SCHOOL BREAKFAST Lori Andersen Spruance, PhD, CHES; Emma Beckstead,…

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Food Allergy Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Among Kindergarten Through Fourth-Grade Teachers

This study aimed to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of teachers regarding food allergies.

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Institute of Child Nutrition Applied Research Division Research Update

As the novel coronavirus of 2019 (COVID-19) continued to create problems beyond the initial stages, researchers at ARD identified the continued unexpected operational challenges school nutrition (SN) professionals would face in year two of the pandemic.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Nutritional Patterns of School-Aged U.S. Children

This study evaluated the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children within the U.S. by assessing how parents’ perceptions of children’s nutritional patterns changed in relationship to school nutrition assistance program participation.

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Peer Reviewers For 2023

Acknowledgement The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management would like to acknowledge the individuals below, who generously volunteered their valuable time to serve as peer reviewers in 2023. Their understanding…

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Editor’s Note

Welcome and thank you for reading this issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management! Please consider submitting manuscripts to the Journal to further the dissemination of research and…

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Parents in a Rural Area Favor School Lunch Over School Breakfast

Individuals in rural areas experience higher food insecurity. The School Breakfast Program (SBP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) reduce food insecurity. Yet, SBP participation remains lower than NSLP participation. This study aimed to examine differences in parental perception relative to the NSLP and the SBP in rural areas.

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Update of Institute of Child Nutrition Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills for Effective School Nutrition Assistants/Technicians

Through a rigorous, multi-phased approach, this research project identified the current functional areas, competencies, knowledge, and skills needed by SN assistants/technicians to be effective on the job. This three-phased research was conducted sequentially, with each phase informing the next.

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