The Answer Sheet: School Bans


Posted at 04:02 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Eight weird things schools banned this year

Not the usual targets.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:02 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Really, School Bans

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/26/2010

When teens get too affectionate at school

Maybe it’s the advent of spring, or the promise of prom, but more students are engaging in public displays of affection at school--and it isn’t only the adults in the building who are getting embarrassed and annoyed. Kids are complaining that their friends are grossing them out. Where should the line be drawn?

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health, Health | Tags:  PDA and high school, PDA policies, PDA policies and school, PDAs at school, ban on hugs, high school bans PDA, middle school bans hugs, public displays of affection

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 04/25/2010

Banning cookies: Is this school going too far?

A Tucson school bans all processed foods, meaning kids can't even bring a cookie for lunch or risk having it taken away. Is this school going overboard?

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:42 PM ET, 04/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health | Tags:  Children's Success Academy, charter schools, health, obesity epidemic, school lunch, school lunch program, school that bans cookies