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Michael Zacka: Wake Up Call To The U.S. Department of Education

Everyone from President Obama on down is looking for ways to improve our country's schools and raise student achievement. Since March is National Nutrition Month, it's time to propose a simple and obvious solution -- all American children should eat breakfast!
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