Should Peanuts Be Banned in Schools?
Peanuts are one of the most common—and most deadly—allergens around the world, and the rates of peanut allergies have been on the rise in the 21st century. Fears about exposure to peanuts as well as the large number of people who are affected by them have prompted some schools to ban peanut products. Are these bans effective? Are they fair to the people whose lunch options are thus restricted? This objective text, augmented with engaging fact boxes and vibrant photographs, examines arguments on both sides of this relatable issue for young students.