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We should serve kids food in school, not shame

03:30 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

For the past several years, reports have surfaced about the "shaming" of students for outstanding school meal debts. These students, often from low-income families, are being publicly humiliated because they have unpaid debt in their school meal accounts.Policies that shame students can include stamping on children's hands or arms, taking their food away and dumping it in the trash or giving them stigmatized cold, partial meals in lieu of the regular hot lunch.

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