Plan to search school lunches, limit snacks sparks backlash in Pennsylvania district

A Pennsylvania school on Monday started limiting the amount of snacks students can bring to school, sparking outrage from some parents.

A Facebook post from Aliquippa School District posted last week said that Aliquippa Junior/Senior High School students had started bringing an “excessive amounts of outside snacks,” like shopping bags full of chips and canned drinks.

Because of that, students’ bags will be searched, the district said in the post. Anything more than one 4-ounce bag of chips and one beverage up to 20 ounces will be thrown out by security.

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