Georgia School District Hires Collection Agency to Recoup Lunch Debts

A low-income county school district in Georgia that is faced with shrinking resources has hired a collection agency to get parents to pay their children's school lunch debt. Officials of the cash-strapped Brantley County School District insist the new policy is the best way to recoup losses and prove to auditors that the debt would not simply be foisted on taxpayers. "We got to try all ways of trying to recover the debt," said Van Herrin, vice chairman of the Brantley County Board of...Full Story
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