The move to make school lunches free would have to be approved by the CEO.
To make it free, the school district would have to would have to budget for it, similar to what happens during snow days or other unscheduled closings.
“As the child of former federal government employees who lived through many shutdowns, I know the strains placed on families and their budgets. The last thing our students need to worry about is how they will pay for breakfast and lunch.” Wallace said.
Wallace says he hopes to have a measure in place in case of similar circumstances in the future.
“My long-term goal is to propose a Board Policy to charge the PGCPS Administration to set up protocols in cases like this one – long term governmental shutdowns.”
Via Fox 5 DC