The largest school district in Kansas has chosen not to participate in a federal program for free meals to all students at no cost to their families. I offer the following from the article I read:
“The logistical problem that comes into play is adding this massive amount of paperwork to the already massive enrollment process,” he said. “So what happens is, sometimes parents refuse.
“What’s their incentive for doing this paperwork when they’re going to get free lunch anyway?”
Last year’s form “looked like an IRS form or something, with real small type and tons of information,” Kipp said. “So I could understand the apprehension.”