Bob Plain is the editor/publisher of Rhode Island's Future. Previously, he's worked as a reporter for several different news organizations both in Rhode Island and across the country.

4 responses to “Lunch shaming in RI, part 2: Urban schools and cheese sandwiches”

  1. salgal

    The very fact that a loaf of bread and “a stack of American cheese” slices would serve as a lunch for any child in any school in RI is beyond repulsive. The fact that it can be used as a punishment, ultimately that is what it is, because the child’s family is in arrears for paying for their meals is abominable.

    What a HUGE embarrassment for the whole state.

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