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The Effects Of Commodity Cost On Total Amount Spent On National School Food Programs

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Effects of Commodity Cost on Total Amount Spent on National School Food Program
Yousef F Alghamdi, School of Technology, NC A&T State University
Abstract— This paper provides statistical regression analysis model based on federal cost of school food programs. The main objective is to know how the commodity cost lead to increase or decrease of total amount spent on National school food programs. For this, simple linear regression analysis was used to know the absolute degree of effect..

Keywords — federal, school, food costs, programs.
Introduction
The national school lunch program includes assistance provided to children and poor family to get healthy food and right nutrition through school facility. This program helps them to achieve a healthy life for their children with food composed of balanced essential nutrients. The Primary food programs include Lunch programs, Breakfast programs and the Special milk program. The total amount spent on these programs depends on the cost of the commodity required It is a federally assisted meal program functioning in more than 100,000 schools/institutions serve school lunches to 30.3 million students each day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946. Generally, public or nonprofit private schools of high school grade or under and public or nonprofit private residential child care institutions may participate in the school lunch program. School districts
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