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Document Number: 9983

Educational Cost of Schoolhouse Commercialism - This is the 14th annual report on trends of schoolhouse commercialism. This year's report considers three types of educational harm associates with marketing in schools. The most obvious is that vending machines in schools encourage children to buy and eat the foods which their teachers try hard to teach them to avoid. (Alex Molnar and Faith Boninger, National Education Policy Center, November 2011)...

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