Ark. passes 2 bills to help with student food insecurity

The state passed an anti-lunch-shaming bill and a bill that would allow districts to serve excess cafeteria food to students.
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Arkansas has passed two bills to help low-income students receive food and not be stigmatized in the lunchroom, KARK reports. 

The first bill prevents districts from offering alternative meals to students who can’t pay and also prevents them from stigmatizing students publicly

The second bill allows districts to form their own policies for serving excess cafeteria food to students.

Read the full story via kark.com.


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