• Many Students Lack Access To Basic Necessities - And This Is What Schools Are Doing About It

    3 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    I grew up in a low-income community, one that now offers free lunch to all students. I distinctly recall my fourth grade Halloween celebration when the “haves” and “have nots” became quite apparent. I was getting dolled up in my homemade star costume, created by my mom, surrounded by my super-excited peers. As I pulled the foiled, bedazzled cardboard over my head, I observed one of my classmates standing in the corner of the bathroom, her eyes fixed on the floor and her cheeks flushed pink.
    This was a student who came to school every day with her hair a bit unkempt. Her clothes were always...
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