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Teachers say children are going hungry

Issue No. 2301

Teachers are regularly seeing poor children come into school hungry, a survey reveals.

Six out of ten come across hungry pupils every week—and four out of ten see them every day.

One teacher told researchers they had even seen 'scavenger pupils finishing off scraps'.


The number of people taking food parcels from food banks has doubled in just one year, a charity says.


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Tue 1 May 2012, 16:40 BST
Issue No. 2301
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