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Lunch Shaming

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Touch the Soil News #700 (feature photo – typical Washington D.C. school lunch – CC SA 2.0) When a child cannot afford to pay their lunch bill and are past due on what is owed the school, Katy bar the door as to what can happen. It is called Lunch Shaming when school policies reach out to shame the child in front of their peers. The practice is hitting national news and the Federal Government is looking at doing something. Here are some tidbits about the Lunch Shaming universe.   In 2015, a Colorado cafeteria worker says she was fired for personally paying for a first grader’s meal. A Pennsylvania…

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