The School Nutrition Association (SNA) has released its 2020 Position Paper, which highlights the association’s legislative goals for the year.
At the top of the list was eliminating the reduced-priced meal category, which allows students in households with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty line to receive school breakfast for no more than 30 cents and lunch for no more than 40 cents.
The SNA argues that despite the reduced cost, families of these students still often struggle to make ends meet, and many students go hungry and accumulate lunch debt. The SNA would like students eligible for reduced-priced meals to instead receive school meals at no charge. </span Read More