The Monroe County Community School Corporation began classes Wednesday morning with "minimal" problems with busing, according to a spokesperson.
The Monroe County Community School Corporation is confident its bus drivers will be prepared for the first day of school.
The change in policy means all students get the same meal, regardless of their account balances.
Schools across the country are taking different approaches to collecting lunch debt. Some are being criticized for "lunch shaming."
Parents, teachers and former school board members turned out in droves this week to protest what they’ve deemed “lunch shaming.”
Superintendent Judy DeMuth says she will bring a revised policy to the board next month.
Parents and advocates plan to turn out in droves to speak out against the meeting.
The policy is a result of a United States Department of Agriculture requirement that schools put school lunch debt policies in writing.
The school corporation had already been practicing the policy but didn't have it in writing.
The position is a continuation of efforts by the district to address diversity and equity-related issues.