Best Practices To Operate Breakfast After the Bell Without Universal Free Meals

Use these best practices to boost breakfast participation without universal meals.

There are many things to consider when planning a Breakfast After the Bell (BAB) program where breakfast is served after the official start of the school day using innovative models like Breakfast in the Classroom, and Grab and Go. If your breakfast program does not include universal free meals, you may be wondering how to implement BAB to ensure the counting and claiming process remains accurate, and that students not participating in the program do not feel left out. No Kid Hungry has collected best practices from schools that operate BAB programs but do not offer universal free meals that you can apply to your own program to ensure smooth operations.