The federal government allocated nearly half a billion in CARES Act funds to colleges the government considered not financially responsible. Some colleges received money after announcing their plans to close for good.
“If a child is hungry, they cannot learn. And I think that that’s probably the biggest message that we need to provide to parents and to the community in general,” Alabama Child Nutrition Program Coordinator June Barrett explain.
First leery of the superintendent, Sara Carlisle, the boy's mother, said she now appreciates the way he has handled the situation. Despite her confidence, she still believes the matter could have been avoided.