Schools try different tacks to collect on lunches -- one stamped childrens' hands
In early December, some young students from Win-E-Mac School in Erskine, Minn., returned home with their hands stamped.
It was a reminder to their parents that their lunch accounts were delinquent. Win-E-Mac had tried phone calls, emails, letters and even home visits, but found those efforts not effective, according to Superintendent Randy Bruer.
About a dozen of the school's 430 students got the stamps.
"It's amazing how quickly they responded," Bruer said.
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