I can't believe what I read this morning. "Students at Chicago's Little Village Academy are required to eat the lunch provided to them by the school … Little Village Academy principal Elsa Carmona said she banned bagged lunches six years ago because students were bringing junk food to school. … Nutrition-wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school," she told the Tribune. "It's about the nutrition and the excellent-quality food that they are able to serve [in the lunchroom]."
This is a professional educator who thinks the solution to the problem is to take away choice and spoon-feed the "better" solution to the kids!?!
Is that how she runs her math program? "These kids are just too stupid to come up with the right answers on their own. Just give them the right answer so we can be sure they get it right."
I agree that there is a huge problem in this country in the food choices that many families make. But the solution to the problem has to be education and awareness. Not government take over.
Anyone with me on this one?
Here's the link to the article: http://www.aolnews.com/2011/04/11/chicago-sch...
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