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Teachers Union on Obama Lunch Standards: ‘We Can Creatively Engage and Educate Students to Increase Acceptance’

sdeal Wrote: Oct 14, 2012 6:37 PM
Ha! Totally agree....I had a student I worked with...got him out of all the "pull out' classes...Cost the District about $35,000 in additional aid from the Government....The district didn't like that one bit! The current education system is a business...and it's all about making money off the students....ADA, ISP, etc, etc.....Heck, have you noticed that we now have fundraisers to stock the classrooms with basic supplies? The money is going to salaries and administrative costs= pensions which are unsustainable.

The nation’s largest teachers union has published an article supporting the new federal school lunch regulations championed by First Lady Michelle Obama, despite the fact that students across the nation have complained about the food and not getting enough to eat.

“The National Education Association believes when it comes to the health of America’s youth, it’s best to think of exercise and nutrition as different sides of the same coin,” said NEA President Dennis Van Roekel. “Students need both to perform well in school and develop healthy lifestyles that will serve them for the rest of their...