Introduction As summer lingers on, many Black youths are enjoying their breaks from school. The two-to-three-month break from school has been linked to many Black children falling behind their peers. The summer break can lead to a stagnation of academic development. However, this is not the core reason for the academic struggles of Black youth. According to the … [Read more...]
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Throughout the school year, children are guaranteed access to balanced meals; those children go without adequate nutrition over the summer. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 13.1 million children under age 18 are living in “food-insecure families.” Not all of those families are eligible for Federal Assistance. Moreover, a food-insecure child is more … [Read more...]