KUSA - With T-CAP testing starting next week at schools all across Colorado, parents will want to make sure their kids start the day with breakfast.
New research shows it can do more than provide kids with essential nutrients; it also can impact their academic future.
The study, "Ending Childhood Hunger: A Social Impact Analysis," shows, on average, students who eat a school breakfast have been shown to achieve 17.5 percent higher scores on standardized math tests and attend one-and-a-half more days of school.
The CEO of the organization behind the study says the simple act of a child eating breakfast offers the potential for greater academic achievement, increased job readiness and ultimately more economic prosperity for our nation.
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