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Quarter of World’s Children at Risk of Underperforming at School

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A new report, Food for Thought, published by Save the Children UK on 28 May 2013 finds that missing out on a nutritious diet can severely damage a child’s ability to read and write simple sentences and answer basic maths questions correctly.

The report finds that, on average, these children are 20% less literate than their peers – regardless of the amount and quality of schooling the child receives.

Read the full report here ▶

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