A statewide initiative in New Hampshire is shining a light on school-breakfast participation. Under the School Breakfast Challenge, school districts will be urged to boost participation in school-breakfast programs by 25% over two years. "Breakfast obviously is a critical meal for kids, and we know that when kids miss breakfast they wind up at school not as able to concentrate and just not as ready to learn," Erika Argersinger, policy director for the Children's Alliance, said.

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