Advertising at Schools: Is There Room in Public Education for Sodas and Snacks? - December 7, 2000

Vending machines at high schools are not uncommon. Today, many school districts sign lucrative contracts with beverage and snack-food companies to augment tight budgets. But despite the convenience of vending machines on campuses, serious consideration needs to be given to the impact on student nutrition, and corporate access to public institutions and future customers. These issues and more will be addressed at this meeting.