A few years ago I struggled to get my child to eat breakfast before school. She was either too tired, wasn’t hungry or simply not interested in eating the food I prepared for her in the morning. It was a difficult period and I often got annoyed with her because I didn’t want to send her to school hungry. After all, she had a few good hours before lunch and as many parents know, kids who are hungry at school often have a difficult time concentrating in class.
With that being said, there’s a new report that says teachers are concerned over the increasing amount of students who go to school hungry everyday. And we’re not talking about a few kids here and there, instead the number is in the millions. Unfortunately though, the problem is getting worse, too. Here’s what we know.
Food Insecurity is on the rise in America