Saturday, October 29, 2005

Many children missing breakfast

A new study by PTO Today (a national parent/teacher organization) and the American Cereal Council (an industry advocacy group) have released their lastest report on the breakfast habits of children. Evidence links "kids skipping breakfast to poor performance in the classroom". This year's study shows that "30 percent of elementary school aged children are still going to school at least one day per week on an empty stomach", and "20 percent are now going to school without breakfast twice a week".
Read the press release here.

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