West Virginia rescinds Michelle O-inspired school cupcake ban

Now that Michelle Obama is gone, Charleston W.V. School officials have decided to reinstate the birthday celebratory policy that says “let them eat cake”.

CHARLESTON, W.V. – Birthday cupcakes are back in West Virginia! West Virginia officials banned birthday cupcakes and other celebratory foods in 2012, as schools across the nation struggled to comply with federal restrictions promoted by former first lady Michelle Obama. The state board of education did not adopt the no treats rule as official policy, but suggested the move in a “guidance document” on school nutrition in 2012 that board members now plan to rescind, the West Virginia Gazette-Mail reports. Deputy state superintendent Cindy Daniel said the state board decided to send letters to local school officials to give them

Source: West Virginia rescinds Michelle O-inspired school cupcake ban | EAGnews.org

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