Hunger and the Achievement Gap

3.9 Million American families have children without access to food.  When kids come to school hungry how can they manage the school day?

Watch this round-table discuss the issue and let us know what you think should be done.

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Changes coming to school lunch

As the school year approaches school administrations are preparing to provide healthier lunch options for students.  Parts of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act will be implemented  throughout Minnesota schools this year.  Minnesota Public Radio tells us what changes students will see in the lunch room.  Click here for the story.