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Weekly Address

03.04.2016

Arkansas School Breakfast Month

As governor, I’m delighted to proclaim March 2016 as “Arkansas School Breakfast Month” to highlight the academic and health benefits of school breakfast programs. It’s been proven that students who eat breakfast are more likely to exhibit better behavior and concentrate more on their classwork throughout the day. More than 280,000 Arkansas school children qualify for free or reduced priced school meals. However, only 60 percent of these students are eating breakfast...


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