Here's a dirty little secret about the free/reduced lunch program. It's an "honor system". Unfortunately, many of the same people who don't feed their kids, are also dishonest. Anyone surprised by this? Elizabeth school officials' kids don't pay full meal costs, records show | NJ.com Food Subsidies | Downsizing the Federal Government 80,000 public schools and 10 investigations in 5 years. And the first lady wants mo money for the program. Anyone see a problem????