Cafeteria Worker Quits Over 'Lunch Shaming' Policy

Stacy Koltiska claimed she was required to take a hot lunch away from a student who had fallen behind on payment.
2:20 | 09/21/16

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Now though that might shaming backlash a cafeteria workers resigning after she says she was forced to follow school policy. It take away a student's hot meal because the child's parents or more than 25 dollars. Yeah unbelievable stuff here's what she had to say. He could say anything I you know I just put the T so much on his trail and he just that's when he just look in his eyes welled up I'll never forget the little boy I'll never forget his eyes Welling up with tears. What we have educator Ron Clark who's joining us right now and Ron. This with the district superintendent city said there I've never been there's never been the intent with the adoption of the policy to shame or embarrass a child. But guess a lot of this. Something like this happened first of all. And what would the school's policy the first. First of all regardless of the politics you never won a shame here with a break small part of built up to this is the prices for the policy is that. If you receive free lunch then you automatically get the hot lunch but if according to financial guidelines your family can afford to pay. And you need to pay and if you can you give the Britain achieve. But the problem is that's been the kid in the bears the situation. The parents have not paid their luggage fees and there's seventy to a 100000 dollars all told for the district to the district trying to find a way to get the money. But the put the pressure on the kid and that's wrong never wanna put the kid in the middle which is really awkward oh. It's what the the kid and metals apparently struck and Ashton has an attrition is as well I think. Don't we all know are helping meal is vital. Vital to a child but for education. It's extremely important because these kids or even use if you're hungry you'll be cranky. Just ahead on issues discipline problems but when it's so good about themselves when there than they have a held off the can focus better. Just think about where you work if there's good food there if you don't wanna go there and so what we did our school we even have to lunches every day prevalence of eleven analysts at three and other nutritious they're helping our kids are happy they can focus. And that's what he's doing our country with a world number one economy known one military number one infrastructure. And we can't provide his wonderful look to this school has the prices come down I never did come on dollars right and so. Yeah that's for the legislating and on the stand up like Anderson wanted to hot meal on the plate and you take it what you can't see everything it anyway. Yes absolutely no sense of.

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