• December 9, 2019

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School Lunch debt? Are the Students to Blame?

How many students go hungry each day due to school lunch debt? On average, a single school lunch costs between $2.48 and $2.74 per meal. Many schools in the United States decline to pay for students’ lunches if students have not paid their lunch fees. Students are often “lunch-shamed” when denied food publicly in front of their fellow classmates. This can leave the student feeling left out, alone in a crowd.

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