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Hunger directly affects children's ability to learn.
59% of children from low-income families say they have come to school hungry.
46% of children from low-income families say hunger hurts their performance in school.
12% say that sometimes at night they’re too distracted by hunger to do their homework.
Teachers see the effects of their students' hunger.
80% of teachers see loss of ability to concentrate.
76% see poor academic performance.
62% see behavioral and discipline problems.
47% see sicker and less healthy students.
*Statistics provided by www.nokidhungry.org
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