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MLRI Releases Important Study on School Meal Debt in Massachusetts

A study released on March 6, 2018 by MLRI finds that the policies of many Massachusetts school districts towards families with unpaid school meal debt can be punitive towards children in low income households.  MLRI conducted an inventory of 154 Massachusetts public school districts over a six month period that do not provide universal free school meals.  The report is entitled “Denying Food and Shaming Children: Unpaid School Meal Policies in Massachusetts”. (PDF of the report can be obtained by clicking the item below.)

Cover of the report Denying Food and Shaming Children