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'It's gone flawlessy': Officials tout educational benefits of Montana school breakfast program

March 4, 2017View for printing

Governor, First Lady Bullock Highlight Scorecard Ranking Montana in Top Ten for School Breakfast Participation

Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock today highlighted a scorecard ranking Montana among the top ten states for school breakfast participation. Through their Breakfast after the Bell initiative, Governor and First Lady Bullock provide privately funded grants to schools across Montana to increase school breakfast participation.

“We know that when kids have a healthy meal to start their day, they perform better in school,” said Governor Bullock. “More students in Montana now have access to the meals they need to grow and learn – and as a result, we’ve seen improved student behavior, fewer disciplinary referrals, and better test scores.”

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