When did this country lose its common sense?
Officials seem to be having a difficult time keeping their hands out of school lunches lately. Recently children complained of being hungry when schools across the nation began instituting caloric rations on cafeteria lunches. Many people said, “If you aren’t happy with what the school is providing, send your child to school with a lunch from home!”
But what happens when that lovingly packed nutritious lunch from home gets your child suspended for violating the school’s “zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy”, due to the ignorance of the educational authorities?
That was just the situation faced recently by a Newport Beach, California family. A 7th grade boy was pulled from class for the entire day after school officials spotted him with a bottle of kombucha, a fermented tea, packed cozily inside a foam sleeve to protect it from breakage. The lunchroom Gestapo confiscated his drink and the next morning, upon his arrival at school, he was sent to the principal’s office. Read more...