An End to Lunch Shaming in East Penn

There has been a national conversation about “lunch shaming” in schools over the last several years.   In East Penn, the policy has long been that students without money for lunch were given a cold cheese sandwich.  In many of our cafeterias, kids without lunch money were actually first given a full lunch, then later in […]

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Unfunded Mandate Exhibit A

While local taxpayers bear most of the burden for funding our local schools, many of the costs are imposed by lawmakers in Harrisburg and Washington (see Yes! I’m a Patsy for more on this). Last night’s school board meeting provided a small, but important, example: One of the items on the agenda was a contract […]

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