12 Apr '11, 4pm

A Chicago school bans lunches from home. Your thoughts?

At Claremont Academy Elementary School in Chicago, school administrators allow packed lunches but not foods loaded with sugar or salt. The latter are confiscated and returned after school. Hartselle Junior High School in Alabama bans any outside beverages and serves ice water to all students at lunchtime. Arizona Children's Success Academy allows home-packed lunches, but only those do not contain white flour, refined sugar, or other "processed" foods. While some might find these policies restrictive, at least they give the parents the chance to send their child to school with a lunch that their kids will eat.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/family/family-activities/blogs/chicago...