ARTICLES: School Meal Debt in NC

Two new stories about the rising school meal debt in North Carolina, including new reporting about debt in individual school districts, and figures first reported at Carolina Hunger Initiative’s NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference in February 2023.

EducationNC: “North Carolina schools report nearly $3 million in school meal debt”

WFAE (Charlotte): “NC school meal debt reaches a record $3.1 million, prompting calls for permanent free lunch”