Yes, absolutely. Public schools have a responsibility to serve all children in their district, regardless of socioeconomic status. It’s why public schools offer free and reduced lunches. For many young women, affording menstrual care items is not something in their family’s budget. Between the high cost of these items and the “pink tax” on top, they can become cost prohibitive. Some girls even stay home from school during their period. This round not only give them the supplies they need to be clean and comfortable, it would also encourage greater school attendance.