New Jersey school district bans students with lunch debt from participating in extracurricular activities

A New Jersey school district is banning students with school lunch debt from attending extracurricular activities, including prom and field trips. The Cherry Hill school district passed a policy that prohibits high school students who owe $75 or more in meal payments from “participating in extracurricular activities, purchasing tickets for school dances including proms, attending…

Philando Castile’s Mother Just Helped Hundreds Of High School Seniors Graduate

“He’d pay for children’s lunch meals out of his own pocket instead of letting a child go hungry,” said Valerie Castile.     Philando Castile’s mother is carrying on his legacy by relieving hundreds of high school seniors from debt that often plagues children with a lack of access to funds for daily nutrition.