Posted on February 4, 2020
Categories: health & nutrition

This brief summarizes selected findings related to hunger and food insecurity in the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) based on 2018-19 District Wide Survey (DWS) responses. We used responses from District parents, guardians, and principals to answer the following research questions:

  1. To what extent did SDP parents and guardians report being worried about having enough food for themselves and their families?
  2. To what extent did principals identify food insecurity as a challenge to student learning?

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