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Ready for School, Nowhere to Go

The benefits of good after-school programs are well known for those kids whose parents aren’t yet home from work. But at many schools like Brownsville’s P.S. 446, before-school programs are needed too.

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School Breakfast May Contribute to High Obesity Rates

New York City schools may be contributing to obesity rates by feeding kids breakfast after they’ve already eaten at home. Schools often serve unhealthy options like waffles with syrup, muffins, and cheese strings. More than one third of American children and teenagers are overweight, causing numerous physical and mental health problems.    

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