In a New Hampshire school district, all elementary schools serve free breakfasts to all students -- regardless of their ability to pay. However, officials say encouraging all students to take advantage of the free meals remains a challenge nationwide, especially in rural districts where transportation is a concern. "At the basic level, if the child is sitting there hungry, they're not going to concentrate," said Erika Argersinger, public policy director of the Children's Alliance of New Hampshire.

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