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School board: Fight fat with lunchtime lockdown?

May 13, 2009  By The National Post


May 13, 2009, TORONTO – The Toronto District School Board is pondering a controversial plan to
prevent middle-school students from eating junk food: lunchtime
lockdown.

May 13, 2009, TORONTO – The Toronto District School Board is pondering a controversial plan to
prevent middle-school students from eating junk food: lunchtime
lockdown.

Trustees will vote today on a student nutrition report that suggests
they will eat healthier if they are forced to stay on school grounds at
lunch. Two trustees yesterday called the policy unrealistic.

“I
don’t think at the end of the day that would deter kids from eating
badly,” said trustee Gary Crawford. “They’re going to eat what they’re
going to eat.”
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