Owe Lunch Money? Don’t Plan on Going to Prom

Caroline Torres, right, and Lamar Robinson prepare after-school meals at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.Credit…Sarah Blesener for The New York TimesNov. 1, 2019Updated 11:08 a.m. ETA suburban New Jersey school system has wrestled for months with a problem common in other districts: an accumulating pile of student lunch debt.The policy in Cherry Hill…

Brexit, California Wildfires, Floppy Disks: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Oct. 24, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit…Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images1. Boris Johnson is anteing up the Brexit stakes.The British prime minister challenged lawmakers to approve a general election on Dec. 12, his latest effort to break the deadlock and throw Brexit back to voters.He is…