Stacy Koltiska says she was forced to take away hot lunches from two children because their parents owed Wylandville Elementary School over $25 worth of school lunches.
Speaking about one of the kids, Koltiska told KDKA: “His eyes welled up with tears. I'll never forget his name, the look on his face.”
According to AP, this new policy was put in place by Canon-McMillan School District over the summer. Students whose parents owe the school more than $25 in lunches will not be given any meals. However, exceptions are made for students in kindergarten to Grade 6. These younger kids will not receive a hot lunch, but instead will be charged a cold sandwich, fruit and milk to their accounts.
The policy was put in place to deal with over 300 parents who owe the school thousands of dollars in lunches.
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