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Offline Mr Mannn

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School Districts Crippled by Food Shortages
« on: October 18, 2021, 08:29:42 PM »
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/school-districts-crippled-by-food-supply-shortages-could-have-to-return-to-remote-learning/ar-AAPqzXM?ocid=BingNewsSearch
School Districts Crippled by Food Supply Shortages Could Have to Return to Remote Learning
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Cafeterias in K-12 schools across the country have reportedly faced depleted food supplies and labor shortages because of the coronavirus pandemic, leading some school districts to consider a return to remote learning rather than forcing students to go hungry. An AL.com story on Monday said Alabama's education department reported every school district in the state is suffering from food and cafeteria workforce shortages. Other school districts throughout the country have faced the same problem, and federal agencies have scrambled to offer assistance.

The reasons cited for the shortages are pandemic-related. Cafeteria workers miss work after becoming sick with COVID-19 or because they're quarantining after being exposed to the virus. At the same time, truck companies have reported difficulties in filling positions, such as drivers to bring food and cutlery to schools, as have food production factories responsible for putting together student meals.
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Re: School Districts Crippled by Food Shortages
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2021, 08:39:05 PM »
I thought a school's mission was to educate the masses, not feed them

If you can't feed them, don't breed them.
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Re: School Districts Crippled by Food Shortages
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2021, 08:26:14 AM »
I thought a school's mission was to educate the masses, not feed them

If you can't feed them, don't breed them.

It's become required because so many studies say if students are hungry, they don't learn.  Annoyingly, teachers (in my district at least) don't get free lunch or breakfast, and can't even charge it to pay later, we have to have cash.  Teaching hungry isn't much better than learning hungry, is it? 
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Re: School Districts Crippled by Food Shortages
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2021, 10:11:23 AM »
It's become required because so many studies say if students are hungry, they don't learn.  Annoyingly, teachers (in my district at least) don't get free lunch or breakfast, and can't even charge it to pay later, we have to have cash.  Teaching hungry isn't much better than learning hungry, is it?
I get the part that hungry kids can't concentrate as much as a well fed child, but now it is an entitlement for all. 

My grandkids go to school in Irvine, CA which is affluent neighborhood in Orange County.  The school is less than 4 years old and the entire housing around it is brand new upscale housing that was built on the land that formerly was the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.  As I drive thru the neighborhood I see that everyone has new-ish cars with Tesla being in the majority of the brands of the cars, so none of the families are hurting in the wallet area.

My son in law told me that the school is offering free lunches to ALL students, financial status not withstanding. He said it is being billed as something done courtesy of the bidunce administration and using covid relief funds.  More weaponizing of the covid crisis to $pend, $pend, $pend and push their socialist agenda.

So now it seems that rather than focus on the children who could really benefit from a free lunch program because of the families financial situation, the checkbook is wide open for everyone to feed at the trough of government handouts  and excess spending.  And we all know that once a government spending program "for the children" is enacted, it rarely, if ever ends.



 
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ProudDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Wed Mar-09-11 08:50 PM
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