Michelle Obama has made it her pet cause as first lady to ensure that American youths are introduced to healthy lifestyles, using public schools as a tool to push her agenda. She has revamped school lunches and encouraged educators to push her message to both parents and children.
Recent reports indicate that many school districts have taken to measuring students’ weight and body mass index at the beginning of the school year to gauge whether the child is underweight, of normal weight, overweight or obese. Based on the results, the schools then send letters to parents informing them of the results.
Below is an example of the letter some parents in Massachusetts have received:
Meanwhile, students throughout America recently returned to school to find that the first lady altered public school lunch offerings. Here’s how some feel about the new school lunches:
— Jesse Figge (@strngmthrfckr) September 4, 2013