What the H is going on in the UK??????
Hungry pupils left to 'scavenge' for food at school
Growing numbers of children are turning up at school malnourished, dirty and struggling to concentrate because of soaring poverty levels in the recession, a study suggests.
By Graeme Paton, Education Editor
12:01AM BST 27 Apr 2012
Almost six-in-10 teachers reported encountering pupils who are left hungry through lack of food at least once a week, it was revealed.
In some cases, "scavenger" children have been caught finishing scraps of food or using school as a place to warm up and eat a decent meal, according to the poll
Research also shows that teachers increasingly fear high youth unemployment will leave their pupils facing a future on the dole.
The findings – in a study by the Prince's Trust and the Times Educational Supplement – come just a day after it was announced that Britain had fallen back into recession. ......................http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/ed ... chool.html