Cobb BOE expected to formally oppose Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act
by Haisten Willis
June 26, 2014 01:14 AM | 1848 views | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Cobb school board meets today at 7 p.m. for a scheduled meeting. One of the agenda items is a Resolution of Objection to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

The act has led to changes in school lunch offerings and will lead to changes in which snack foods are allowed in schools July 1. Several school board members, such as vice chairman Randy Scamihorn, have voiced their opposition to the act.

A vote Thursday could make the board’s stance formal. The meeting is at 514 Glover St. in Marietta.

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Don't like junk
June 26, 2014
I have never liked any of the junk food the school serves. I teach at a Title I school. I have taken notice that the students whom are receiving free breakfast and lunch, do not eat the whole lunch and always have money to purchase ice cream. The kids will eat the brownie or cookies, and throw out the main meal. I don't care what the school serves for lunch, but I do think that they should not sell ice cream, serve junk food, or sell sugar drinks. The schools take about children being fat, but it seems making money is more important to them. Sad!
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