Childhood Hunger Affects Education

When children are hungry they have trouble concentrating in school. Share Our Strength recently released its' 2012 survey of America’s public school teachers (K-8) reporting on their experiences with hunger in the classroom.  The results are astounding: A majority of teachers say “most” or “a lot” of their students rely on school meals as their primary source of nutrition. More than 75% of teachers say that the U.S. should make childhood hunger a “top” or “high” priority A majority of teachers say they have kids in their classes who regularly come to school hungry. 80% of those who see … [Read more...]

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