Parents, teachers and former school board members turned out in droves this week to protest what they’ve deemed “lunch shaming.”
The school corporation had already been practicing the policy but didn't have it in writing.
The bill, introduced by Todd Rokita of Indiana’s 4th district, would decrease the number of schools that can provide free meals to needy students.
New rules handed down from the United States Department of Agriculture focus less on calories and fat and more on whether all the food groups are being served.
More than one-third of R-BB students receive free or reduced price lunches.
The new federal guidelines call for more fruits and vegetables in school meals, and require schools only offer fat-free or low-fat milk.