Florida has found itself back in the news again. This time for events unfolding at a middle school in the state. The school offered a form of PTSA sponsorship that some have called classist.
The Parent Teacher Student Association sent out a sponsorship form that offered something "unique" to students whose parents paid $100. Those students would get passes that moved them to the front of the lunch line so they would not have to wait for their food in the long and crowded lines with other students.
The school's principal claimed to know nothing about the "fundraiser" and says he absolutely never approved it. The principal sent out an email to all parents letting them know that there would be no "VIP lunch pass" offered.
The PTSA president said that the form being printed and sent out was a "clerical error" and they had already decided against the program, though it had been considered in brainstorming sessions.
As news of the potential program hit social media, most people were baffled as to how adults ever thought this was a good idea. Not everyone, though.
Well I mean the money is going back to the school to be able to pay for programs so I don't see a problem. Besides I don't see kids paying.— Walter Sanchez (@Walter__sanchez) August 14, 2017
So let's say most parents pay this , wouldn't they all have to wait in line anyways ... ridiculous— Zeus (@jrcondomina) August 14, 2017
Clerical error my ass, you don't type something make hundreds of copies and send it home on accident— A Goldberg (@amp411) August 13, 2017