The BackPack Food Program's Effects on U.S. Elementary Students' Hunger and On-task Behavior
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.
Journal of Child Nutrition & Management
Ecker, M.E., & Sifers, S.K. (2013). The BackPack Food Program's Effects on U.S. Elementary Students' Hunger and On-task Behavior. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 37(2).
Publisher's Copyright and Source
Copyright © 2013 School Nutrition Association. Article published by School Nutrition Association in Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, volume 37, issue number 2, Fall 2013. Available online: http://www.schoolnutrition.org/5--News-and-Publications/4--The-Journal-of-Child-Nutrition-and-Management/Fall-2013/Volume-37,-Issue-2,-Fall-2013---Ecker,-Sifers/