Chelmsford, Mass. Schools To Remove Sugary Drinks From Vending Machines

July 31, 2012

The Chelmsford, Mass. public schools will remove sugary drinks from vending machines this upcoming school year, according to The Chelmsford Patch. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: More school districts are removing sugary drinks from vending machines to comply with nutrition guidelines. This has been a challenge for schools because kids do not buy water as frequently as sugary beverages.

The Chelmsford, Mass. schools are using an Internet video station to educate kids and parents about the change. The district business manager explains why the rules are changing. Hence, there is a better chance more kids will understand the importance of making healthy choices. 07-31-12 By Elliot Maras