US schools forced to rethink ‘lunch shaming’ policies that humiliate poorer students | The Independent

Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide.  “The cash register woman says to this four-year-old girl, verbatim, ‘You have no money,”’ said Holt, describing the incident last year. A milk carton was taken away, and the girl’s food was dumped in the trash. “She did not protest, other than to walk away in tears.”

Source: US schools forced to rethink ‘lunch shaming’ policies that humiliate poorer students | The Independent