Volume 44, Issue 2, Fall 2020


The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management

A Publication of the School Nutrition Association

Table of Contents

Volume 44, Issue 2, Fall 2020

Editor’s Note

Recognition of Reviewers in 2020 

Peer Reviewers for 2020 Purpose/Objectives
The contributions of the individuals listed below are key to producing a peer-reviewedpublication. These individuals graciously responded to requests from me to review manuscriptssubmitted to the Journal during the 2020 year.


Alternative Breakfast Models: Milk Service Practices In School Nutrition Programs Purpose/Objectives
The purpose of this study was two-fold: 1) determine commonly used procedures for milk servedin locations other than the cafeteria during breakfast service, and 2) examine the effectiveness ofthese practices in maintaining recommended milk temperatures.

by Michelle Alcorn, PhD; Paola Paez, PhD; Tracee Watkins, MBA; and Kerri Cole

Students’ In-School Meal Experiences:A Study Of K - 5th Graders’ Level Of Satisfaction Purpose/Objectives
To explore the relationships between grade level and students’ in-school meal experiencesincluding school food service outcome measures and satisfaction with food from home.

By Marianne Swaney-Stueve, PhD; Janelle Elmore, PhD; and Jennifer Hanson, PhD, RD

School Wellness - It's Everyone's Job! Findings From The Massachusetts School Wellness Needs AssessmentPurpose/Objectives
The aim of this study is to determine the enablers and barriers to implementation of local schoolwellness (LSW) policies in Massachusetts schools.

By Catherine A. Wickham, PhD, RDN, CDN; Michael Crosier, PhD, RD; Megan Lehnerd, PhD, MS; Karen McGrail, MEd, RDN, LDN; Denise Courtney, MS, RD, SNS; and Nicole Good

Fun Facts About Fruits And Vegetables Can Improve ConsumptionPurpose/Objectives
Fruit and vegetable (F/V) consumption among children continues to be lower thanrecommended. This study tested the effectiveness of nudges using fun facts about F/V on F/Vconsumption by elementary school students in grades 1 through 5.

By Janani Rajbhandari-Thapa, Michelle Vandellen, David Just and Saswat Panda


Qualitative Analysis of Students’ Breakfast Habits and School Breakfast Participation in Two Public School DistrictsPurpose/Objectives
The purpose of this study was to identify key drivers of students’ breakfast habits, includingeating breakfast at home or at school, to inform strategies that school nutrition professionalsmight use to increase participation in School Breakfast Programs (SBPs).

By Kimberly N. Doughty, MPH, PhD; Judith A. Treu, MS, RD; and Kerstin Eckner, BS


Institute Of Child Nutrition Applied Research Division Update Purpose/Objectives
The Institute of Child Nutrition, Applied Research Division (ICN, ARD) is a part of the Collegeof Education and Human Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi.

By Director of Institute of Child Nutrition Applied Research Division, Keith Rushing, PhD

Abstracts Of Child Nutrition Showcase Research Posters 2020 Accepted At Annual National Conference

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