Title

The BackPack Food Program's Effects on U.S. Elementary Students' Hunger and On-task Behavior

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 2013

Department

Psychology

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the BackPack Food Program’s effectiveness in combating students’ hunger over the weekends and school breaks, as well as analyze the program’s effects on students’ on-task behavior in the classroom. Additionally, this study examined program satisfaction from students, parents, and teachers.

Publication Title

Journal of Child Nutrition & Management