More than one in four teachers in the North East say they have seen children fall asleep in class because they are so hungry according to a new report which shows that hundreds of children are not getting breakfast.
A head teacher told us today that children have turned up with chocolate and fizzy drinks for breakfast and in the worst cases the school must discretely feed pupils healthy good.
Watch the full report from our education correspondent Dan Ashby below.
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