Which states are bringing up breakfast rates?

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Participation in school breakfast has experienced a slight bump nationwide, according to the Food Research & Action Center’s School Breakfast Scorecard released in February. On average of 54 students receive free and reduced-price breakfast for every 100 receiving lunch, up from 53 students in the last survey.

Here are the states with the highest reported ratios of free and reduced-price school breakfast to lunch participation for the 2014-2015 school year.

West Virginia 82.3
New Mexico 70.6
District of Columbia 66.6
Maryland 64.2
Texas 62.4
Kentucky 62.2
Arkansas 61.8
Tennessee 61.6
South Carolina 61.6
Vermont 61.1

 

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