The school district made headlines earlier this year for proposing a policy in which students who owe over $10 in lunch debt would only be provided a tuna fish sandwich, while those $20 in debt would receive no lunch at all.
A school district in Ohio has changed their lunch policy after a 9-year-old had his hot lunch taken away, on his birthday, due to owing just $9.75.
Parents and students are upset over a New Jersey school board proposal to give any student who has a lunch debt of over $10 only tuna fish sandwiches. Those owing more than $20 would receive no lunch at all.
The CEO and co-founder of La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Todd Carmichael, says that he offered to give Wyoming Valley West School District to settle the students' lunch debts.
Social media users and county officials were disturbed by the letter which threatened placing children in foster care if parents did not pay their late school lunch debt.