A Pennsylvania college district is warning that youngsters might find yourself in foster care if their dad and mom don’t pay overdue college lunch payments. The letters despatched just lately to about 1,000 dad and mom in Wyoming Valley West College District have led to complaints from dad and mom and a stern rebuke from Luzerne County little one welfare authorities.

The district says that it’s making an attempt to gather greater than $20,000, and that different strategies to get dad and mom to pay haven’t been profitable. 4 dad and mom owe no less than $450 apiece.

And worse but:

The district’s federal applications director, Joseph Muth, instructed WNEP-TV the district had thought of serving peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to college students with delinquent accounts however acquired authorized recommendation warning in opposition to it.

After I was a child, we thought of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches a privilege.

Right here is the complete story, by way of Garance Franke-Ruta.