Houston Matters

Schools and Nonprofits Work to Protect Children from ‘Lunch Shaming’

Posted on · When children in public schools can’t pay for their lunch, it can be an awkward moment where they are given an alternative, cold lunch — or no lunch at all. Some are calling this practice “lunch shaming” because students will typically get their lunch items before paying, and then when they can’t pay, the food […]

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Adopted Children & Birth Parents, and a Stephen Schwartz Revue: Houston Matters for Friday, August 1, 2014

Posted on · According to the State Department of Family and Protective Services, more than 13 hundred children in Harris County were waiting to be adopted last year. Many such children will likely come to a point in their lives when they consider searching for their birth parents. Some adoptees simply want to learn more about their medical history; others […]