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  •  One area that is often missed (4+ / 0-)

    in this discussion is the role of nutrition. In early childhood, the brain is developing and requires lots of calories. When children are undernourished at this critical time, their brains do not reach full maturity. If we really want to improve education, the first step should be to provide all children in school with both breakfast and lunch.

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