As a teaching student at Michigan State University I did a study of my students to see if there was any correlation between food assistance and student overall performance. I also tested to see if there was any relation between favorite subjects and food assistance. The purpose in differentiating was to see if students with food assistance had different grades or preferred subjects. Our hypothesis was that students with lower socioeconomic status would have lower grades and a similar favorite subject amongst them. This idea came from the problems often associated with hunger as it relates to focus in school. The aim was also the highlight the importance of school food programs to student learning. In order to receive this data we had our 4th through 7th hour classes each fill out a survey with the above information. The classes taught during those times are U.S.
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