Video - Indianapolis Public Schools to serve breakfast, lunch at 29 locations during spring break
March 20, 2017
Fort Lauderdale Vending Company Feeds More Kids during National School Lunch Week, October 9 – 13, 2017
October 2, 2017
Districts communicate new lunch debt collection plans, take efforts to end 'shaming'
Some are erasing the reduced-price category or taking a school-wide free lunch option to make sure students eat
Denver Public Schools (DPS) students who have unpaid lunch debt from last school year can still expect a hot meal this fall when they go through the lunch line. That’s because a local nonprofit that encourages children to get involved in giving back to their communities and a Denver business owner have picked up the almost $14,000 tab.
In fact, across the country this past year, individuals and groups have launched similar fundraising campaigns to erase the debt for families who don’t qualify for free lunch but have fallen behind on their lunch accounts. From New York City to Bellevue, WA, community members have used social media and set up online payment accounts so people can contribute.
To continue here is a link to this article published in Education DIVE: