New Report Highlights Need for Statewide Policy on School Meal Debt

Ahead of National School Lunch Week (Oct. 14–18), Maryland Hunger Solutions released School Meal Charge Policies in Maryland: Best Practices for Preventing School Meal Debt. School lunch debt is a longstanding problem for families and schools in Maryland, and the report recommends best practices for responding to and preventing school meal debt while protecting children from humiliation and embarrassment in their schools. Read the report.