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How Far Should Schools Go to Fight Obesity?

How Far Should Schools Go to Fight Obesity?

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In the interest of students' health, schools are delivering low-fat snacks and smaller portions. Some are even starting after-school fitness programs for overweight kids, which has resulted in a backlash from some parents and teachers.

Guests:

Dr. Joe Thompson, director of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement; surgeon general, State of Arkansas

Dr. Kim Logio, assistant professor of sociology, St. Joseph's University

Mindi Story, parent; doesn't feel BMI report should be on report card