It's Not Just Lunch, it's a way to restore the American work ethic.
We know school can be frustrating and disappointing, especially if you are hungry, but it doesn't have to be if you are willing to work for it. Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston is introducing a new program for Georgia schools, It's Not Just Lunch. If you want that peanut butter and jelly sandwich all you have to do is mop the floor of your Social Studies class. It's like detention, only with rewards. He is genuinely interested in understanding you and your freeloading family and wants to find a way for you to eat AND learn so he has decided to literally dangle the carrot for poor kids to get an education. Remember Georgia's cheating scandal last year? If only we had the foresight to deny educators and students their free lunches. Kingston knows that eating leads to cheating...unless you scrub a chalkboard first. He promises that you and your poor friends can improve your test scores (for REAL this time) with a little 3rd grade janitorial work that is certain to restore the American work ethic.
For more insight on school lunches and childhood hunger, go here.