Kenton County (Ky.) School District implements new lunch policy

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Wednesday marks the first day of classes for the Kenton County School District and a few changes are in store for the coming school year.

In the spring of 2012, a Good Samaritan paid for school lunches at R.C. Hinsdale Elementary School in Edgewood after some students were forced to throw out their tray of food and instead eat an alternative snack of cheese and crackers during state testing.

This incident was a result of some students’ inability to pay their lunch fee. Based on the school's policy, those students were given a snack instead.

For the 2013 school year, Kenton County has created a new policy.  Under the new plan, if a student incurs three meal charges, attempts will be made to reach parents.

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