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Wichita schools look to expand breakfast options


January 13, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More Wichita students are taking part in school breakfast programs as the district works to ensure students don't start the school day hungry, which advocates say can lead to diminished learning and behavioral issues.

Ten Wichita middle and high schools offer extended serving times in cafeterias, grab-and-go breakfasts from carts or kiosks, and breakfast after homeroom or first period, The Wichita Eagle reported .

Hungry students have difficulties learning, decreased attendance and more behavior issues, anti-poverty nonprofit group Kansas Appleseed said in a report re...

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