The fifth grade girl grabbed a big metal spoon and started dishing green beans to her classmates.
It was her assignment for the week at Tolman Elementary in Bountiful. She was supposed to report to the lunch room every day for her 30-minute shift, sometimes to serve food, other times to wipe down tables. And, at the end, she’d get a treat for the work.
She explained how it worked to her dad about a week after school started last month and after she had started the little job. When she finished her “service” — that’s what the school called it — she could head back to her classroom a little late, she told him, to catch up on the lesson.
Matt Brice listened as his 10-year-old explained but then immediately called the principal. He was furious.
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