Students Who Owe Lunch Money to Get Cold Sandwiches - NBC Southern California

Students Who Owe Lunch Money to Get Cold Sandwiches

The district responded in a statement saying it must treat all students equally and cannot single out which debts to reduce

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Students Who Owe Lunch Money to Get Cold Sandwiches
    nd700 - stock.adobe.com

    A Rhode Island school district will begin serving cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose families owe lunch money.

    Warwick Public Schools says it is owed more than $40,000 from outstanding lunch payments and cannot afford to absorb the costs.

    The new policy begins next Monday.

    A local restaurant owner wrote on Facebook that the district twice turned down a $4,000 donation for the lunch debt.

    Which Airlines and Airports Are Delayed the Most?

    [NATL] Which Airlines and Airports Are Delayed the Most?

    Data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics reveal which airlines and airports have had the most delays from January to August, 2019. They also show which carriers and airports have done a great job getting you to your destination on time.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 11, 2019)

    The district responded in a statement saying it must treat all students equally and cannot single out which debts to reduce.

    The district recommended the donor take applications and decide who receives the money.

    Critics say such lunch debt policies shame children for something outside of their control.

    Pending legislation would change state law making free hot lunches available for all students regardless of income.