More Colleges Start Programs to Stem HungerNovember 17, 2017 |
by Darren Johnson
Community college students need better access to nutritious food – which helps them to not only persist physically, but also academically.
Otherwise, lack of “food security” leads to lower grades and a higher drop-out rate.
Fifty-six percent of community college students reported they have “low” or “very low” levels of food security, according to a national study.