Clearing Cafeteria Debt Without Shaming Children

Is there a better way than simply withholding meals from kids with overdrawn accounts?

It's perhaps the most perplexing issue facing K-12 foodservcie operators: how do you handle kids whose lunch accounts are overdrawn but who don't qualify for government subsidized meals? Many schools paper over the problem by providing at least younger students with minimal meals such as cheese or peanut butter sandwiches.

An extensive article by Dana Woldow, a child nutrition advoca

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