Banning Brown Bagging: Chicago School Cracks Down on Homemade Lunches

The days of brown bagging it are over for students in a Chicago school. In an effort to encourage healthy eating, their principal banned lunches brought from home. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Anna Westendorf - Apr 13, 2011 - 1:20 PM PDT
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Gin Ferrara
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by Gin Ferrara - Apr. 15, 2011

This story leaves out some important information, notably, what does the school provide for lunches? Is is chocolate milk and pizza? Or are the options truly healthy? More quotes from actual parents and students would also be helpful, instead of "kids" and "parents."

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Meghan Ashman
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by Meghan Ashman - Apr. 27, 2011

I wouldn't say this is the best form of journalism because they could have done a lot more research than what they did. They asked the opinion of one student and one parent. Also, she says that it is better for the students to eat a school lunch than a lunch from home, but doesn't back that up with facts or reliable information.

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