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McDonald’s Report Cards And School Bus Adverts

by | 19th, January 2008

mcdonalds-report-card.jpg IN FLORIDA McDonald’s Corp. has pulled -voluntarialty –  its sponsorship of report-card covers in Seminole County, Fla., public schools.

“This is a good day for parents and children in Seminole County and anyone who believes that corporations should not prey on children in schools,” says Dr. Susan Linn, director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. “We are pleased that McDonald’s is listening to parents all over the country who believe that report cards should not be commercialized.”

McDonald’s had agreed to sponsor the report-card jackets for the county’s elementary schools. On the covers, McDonald’s was to offer a free happy meal to any scholar with A’s and B’s, two or fewer absences, or good

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