Tennessee defends policy to throw away P-EBT cards if families don’t retrieve them in 30 days

Nov 19, 2020 | Natalie Allison | Tennessean Nashville

“It’s absurd for DHS not to give schools all the support they possibly can to help facilitate the P-EBT distribution process. Schools have too much on their plates right now to know to ask for an extension. By not extending the deadline, DHS guarantees that tens of thousands of families will not get their P-EBT cards.” -Signe Anderson, TJC Director of Nutrition Advocacy

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