New Mexico is the first state to ban the practice. Now the rest have till the end of the school year to adopt an official policy for what happens when parents miss meal payments.
A continuing education program for teachers has the power to reduce attrition rates, but it's having trouble catching on.
Few families use them -- and even fewer put enough money away to matter. Advocates, however, say the programs are too young to judge.
Fake news is as old as Bigfoot. But social media and the president have fueled its recent proliferation.