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Balancing academic excellence with budget cutbacks forces many schools to reduce lunch and recess supervision. But in a limited-income neighborhood of Leavenworth, Kansas, Anthony Elementary School gives MORE money to nutrition, plus lunch and playground supervision. The side effect? Math Scores have zoomed through the roof, behavior problems are down, and kids are happier. Eat, Exercise & Excel by Shelley first Broadcast on The Voice of America.