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If they get hungry, they need to eat something, and they can get it from vending machines! They will learn sooner or later that they are not good for you, but they are active enough to burn off the fats.
A vending machine at the school can be used to fundraise, either for the school itself, for student activities, for supplementing hot lunch programs, or even for an external cause, such as a charity.
This can also be a great way to get kids involved in their community and create a team effort to improve something.
“In 1999, 13% of children aged 6 to 11 years and 14% of adolescents aged 12 to 19 years in the United States were overweight.
This prevalence has nearly tripled for adolescents in the past 2 decades” (“Fact Sheet”).A problem is when kids leave school grounds with the excuse that they’re going to the store to buy something.This can make supervision an issue, especially when some kids don’t return after the lunch break, or come back late.When considering all the work and effort involved, this is a ‘deal to steal’ for the school, which can be better spending it’s time educating and caring for children. Abbas Abdulrazak MEL4601 Dr Wadsworth November 2, 2009 Obesity is a serious and growing problem among adolescents in the United States.Vending machines in schools can be a controversial topic. While some concerns are valid, the problem may not be with the vending machine itself, but rather with the way the vending machine is being used.Here are reason why it can be positive to host a vending machine at a school, and how existing vending habits can be turned into good ones.For this reason, it’s best to leave it to the specialists.Often these vending companies will install, maintain, service and stock the machines free of charge, and simply provide the school with a percentage of the earnings in exchange for providing the retail location for them to operate.Vending machines are a good source of income for schools and this extra income allows them to offer more activities to their students.However, the extra income is not worth risking the health of students.