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Do Healthy Lunches Improve Student Test Scores?

By Melinda Anderson
March 22, 2017

For more than a decade, standardized-test scores have been the dominant metric for measuring what public-school students know and are able to do. But according to a new study, there’s one option that may have been overlooked: the ubiquitous school lunch. As detailed in a recent paper, economists set out to determine whether healthier school lunches affect student achievement as measured by test scores.

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