Should school lunch periods be extended?

04/17/2012 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Students should have more time for lunch, according to two sixth-grade students in Minneapolis. Talia Bradley and Antonia Ritter write in this opinion article that they are supposed to receive 15 minutes for lunch, but often have less time -- resulting in issues such as hunger, and health and behavioral problems. "I need time to eat," said Ella Johnstad, another sixth-grader. "People always say you will have plenty of time, but if kids get school lunch, they have to wait like 5 minutes in the line. The line to go into the lunchroom takes a long time, too."

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