Too Hungry to Learn: Food Security and School Readiness | TA Center

9/2013

Food insecurity can damage children’s health and brain development years before they enter a classroom. By kindergarten, food-insecure children often are cognitively, emotionally and physically behind their food-secure peers. This report is the first in a two-part series addressing the relationship between food insecurity, diminished educational attainment and implications for the U.S. workforce.

Source: Children’s Health Watch

Available at: http://www.childrenshealthwatch.org/upload/resource/toohungrytolearn_report.pdf

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