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.
The MCCSC board voted Tuesday to grant 42 bus routes to a Michigan-based bus corporation to address the district's bus driver shortage.
For the next six years, 11.5 cents per 100 dollars of assessed property will go to MCCSC schools.
The rate is less than the school corporation asked for during its last referendum in 2010.
Monroe County Schools is one of nine school districts asking voters to raise property taxes to fund schools.
I-69 construction is halted as some workers walk off the job and East Chicago residents are worried after being notified of lead contamination in their soil.
The proposed referendum of 11.5 cents per $100 of assessed property for MCSCC schools is nearly 3 cents less than the 2010 referendum.
For this year’s referendum, the district is proposing a lesser rate increase of 11.5 cents.