When families can't afford school lunch

EPPING — When families are struggling to make ends meet, their children’s school lunch balances often go unpaid. Epping Superintendent Valerie McKenney said her district had nearly $1,300 in unpaid lunch balances last year. She made clear students in the Epping district who can’t afford school lunches are not denied food.  However, there’s a perception that some schools locally and around the U.S. don’t follow policies prohibiting “food shaming” for students who can’t pay. […]

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  1. There are setbacks fed available to use if they are financially struggling. Not Paying for the food your child is eating is not the answer. Fill out the free and reduced forms, pack a lunch for your child or pay for lunch…

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