Increased LNED availability was associated with school profit, as well as schools receiving commercial incentives and receipts. These findings support increasing district involvement with school vending policies and practices and limiting supplier "say" in food vending offerings.
About the Study:
Using six years of data (2007-2012) and nationally-representative Youth, Education, and Society (YES) study, this current study included 814 middle schools and 801 high schools. Mailed questionnaires were completed by school principals and food service personnel with a 72-percent average response rate without replacement.