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The Hidden Cost of Hunger


Hunger in Durham Public Schools is real with 8+ students in the average Durham classroom living in food insecure households.
For these children, school breakfast and lunch may be their only meals of the day meaning hunger can directly and negatively impact their educational experience. Education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty. When hunger impedes education, then a child’s prospects of moving beyond poverty are diminished.

Read more about research into hunger in the classroom.