August 20, 2017

Students Would Rather Not Eat Than Eat Healthy

The Los Angeles Unified School District broke new ground earlier this year when it started phasing out junk food and offering students healthful new fare. The decision by L.A. Unified, one of the largest districts in the nation, to swap out corn dogs and chocolate milk for quinoa salads and vegetarian curries was seen as a move that might inspire other districts across the country to do the same.

But this week The Los Angeles Times reports that the revamped school menus have been less than popular. Students have been throwing away meals and bringing their own junk food to school, forcing the district to bring back some of the foods it worked so hard to replace.  Read more 

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