Messaging system aims to collect $190,000 school lunch tab

03/19/2007 | San Diego Union-Tribune

So many students in the San Joaquin Valley forget their lunch money that one district installed a $3,000 telephone messaging system that sends parents who owe the cafeteria daily reminders until they pay up. Other attempts to collect have failed -- notes in backpacks, letters sent home and red strings tied around children's wrists -- and the 12,500-student district expects its tab to reach $190,000 by year's end.

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