A New Kind of Bullying

McCann, Samantha
January 2014
Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;1/6/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p4
The article discusses food allergy bullying in schools. Particular focus is given to the cases of fifth-grader Joshua Ostach from Buffalo Grove, Illinois who has a peanut allergy, and fourth-grader Sophia Kessler from Westport, Connecticut who is allergic to peanuts, milk, eggs and shellfish. It discusses the national guidelines for schools released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to make a safer environment for children with allergies. INSET: What is an Allergic Reaction?.


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