In March 2013, State Superintendent Mike Flanagan issued the First Fuel Breakfast Challenge. Since the Michigan schools rose to the first challenge in 2008-2010 and increased the number of breakfasts served by 32 million, why not try it again? The First Fuel Breakfast Challenge ran from 2013-2015. The percent of breakfasts served for every lunch served rose from 43% to 48.5% but did not meet the ambitious goal of 60% participation statewide. This challenge was a partnership between Michigan Department of Education and United Dairy Industry of Michigan.

Other resources include:

First Fuel Breakfast Challenge Final Report

First Fuel School Breakfast Challenge Awardees

Fuel Up for Brain Power

Fuel Up for Health

Michigan Success Stories

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School Lunch

Learn more about the National School Lunch Program

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School Snacks

Smart snacking to keep students going

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Dairy and School Meals

Not only does milk taste great, it also provides students with nine essential nutrients for their bodies and brains