Unpaid meal debt is one of the most common problems school nutrition operations face, and it’s one that can be particularly difficult to deal with. With a new school year starting, it’s important to have strategies in place to deal with meal debt.

“Managing the Problem of Meal Debt” takes a dive into several methods of tackling the meal debt challenge in the way that makes the most sense for your district, including reviewing your meal charge policy (or enacting one), encouraging eligible families to submit meal benefit applications and more.

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Cover of SN Plus digital article, "Managing the Problem of Meal Debt."

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2023

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