NH Kids Count, along with NH School Breakfast Challenge partners, recognized 11 top-achieving schools for raising student participation in their school breakfast programs.

Research shows that children who eat breakfast have better concentration, higher test scores and increased attendance. Read below to see which schools increased school breakfast participation and are taking active steps to make sure every child starts their day with a full stomach.           

NH CAN Partners successfully spearheaded five of nine Priorities for New Hampshire's Children in the 2014 legislative session, achieving meaningful change for NH's kids and families. Join partners this fall as they prepare for the 2015 legislative session and take part in shaping the 2015 Priorities for New Hampshire's Children. Key Dates >>>

Guest Blog: University of NH Sustainability Institute; "By attending an upcoming regional gathering, you will have the opportunity to learn about trends, data, challenges, and innovations in our food system, network with others doing work in the food system, and prioritize actions for reaching our food system goals."

Fifty-eight New Hampshire schools now have an opportunity to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students without having to collect cumbersome school meal applications thanks to a new federal option called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). But school districts need to act fast. The deadline for schools to opt- in is August 31.

Check out this sampling of great articles on the 2014 National Data Book Release.

NH Kids Count as well as several local experts describe what the fall in child well-being ranking means for our state and children in an expansive Q and A. 

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 NH Roadmap to End Childhood Hunger Progress ReportThe NH Roadmap to End Childhood Hunger Progress Report is the NH Hunger Solution's midway update on the status of the implementation of NH Roadmap to End Childhood Hunger. (June, 2014) 

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