Setting the Standards

How subjective choices in a quantitative analysis can radically change policy choices By Molly Kendall Most policy makers recognize the inherent flaws associated with cost benefit analyses; they require all costs and benefits to be monetized, they can be incredibly sensitive to small changes in data, and they are often

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School Meal Charge Policies Fail to Meet Recommendations: A Review from One Michigan County

By Christian Mackey Background In 2017, national media attention was given to stigmatizing procedures in loaning school meals to students who did not bring a packed lunch, or could not afford lunch from the cafeteria. Deemed “lunch shaming,” these practices include stamping students’ hands, requiring students to perform custodial duties, and

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