Americans' Views on School Food and Child Nutrition

Americans' Views on School Food and Child Nutrition

Our public opinion research shows that most American parents and voters support strong nutrition standards for school meals and snacks. They are concerned about the issue of childhood obesity and believe the availability of healthy food in schools is important to students’ well-being and ability to learn.

Explore our polls to learn more about the public’s attitudes on these topics.

Parents Support Healthier School Food Standards
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New poll suggests parents of school-age children overwhelmingly support national standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school.

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State and national polls

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Agenda for America

Resources for federal, state, and local decision-makers

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

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States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.

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