Hunger stands in the way of student success, says Toronto foundation

With roughly one in three Toronto kids living in poverty and 40 per cent coming to school hungry every day, it’s nearly impossible for far too many youngsters to be at their best throughout the school day.

Hunger is a serious problem that affects grades, behaviour and graduation rates, and with Toronto holding the dubious title of Canada’s child poverty capital two years running according to a study released last year by a group of social service agencies, the issue seems unlikely to abate.

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