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No Child Left Behind? How About 'No Kid Hungry'?

By rethinking school breakfast, we can set our students on a higher achieving path and make no kid hungry a reality.

Hunger affects one in five children in America, and the problem often plays out in the classroom. Hungry children struggle to concentrate in class, visit the school nurse with daily headaches and stomach aches, and may act out because their stomachs are growling. The problem is so severe teachers spend $37 a month and principals spend $59 a month, on average, buying food for hungry students.

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