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Milton Hershey School

Mom Sues School For Allegedly Strip-Searching Daughter

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.20.2014 | Crime

A Pennsylvania mother is suing her daughter’s school after an alleged strip-searching incident. Trina Howze says her daughter was strip-searched...

HIV-Positive Boy Eyes Admission Offer After Milton Hershey School Reverses Rejection

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 10.07.2012 | Education

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A ninth-grader from the Philadelphia area is considering an admissions offer by a private boarding school after it announced a...

Milton Hershey School Backtracks, Decides To Accept HIV Student

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 10.06.2012 | Education

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania school for lower income and socially disadvantaged students said Monday it will now treat HIV-positive applican...

Wonky Policies And The Chocolate Factory: The Milton Hershey School Is Wrong On HIV

James Peron | Posted 06.18.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Recently, the Milton Hershey School refused admission to a student who appeared qualified in all ways. They chose to refuse him solely because he is HIV-positive. They said he poses a threat to all other students.

Activists Boycott Hershey Candy To Support HIV-Positive Teen Rejected From School

AP | PETER JACKSON | Posted 04.06.2012 | Education

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Amid the Easter weekend surge in candy sales, AIDS activists Friday stepped up their calls for a boycott of Hershey candy to protes...

A Sour Hershey Kiss!

Sheryl Lee Ralph | Posted 02.05.2012 | Education
Sheryl Lee Ralph

Imagine my surprise when towards the end of World AIDS Day I learned that the respected Milton Hersey School had refused a 13-year-old honor student admission because he is HIV positive.

Couples Leave Jobs, Homes To Become Houseparents At Milton Hershey School

The Patriot-News | Nick Malawskey | Posted 10.15.2011 | Education

Two months ago in Arizona, Michelle and John Bjorklund gave away most of their furniture. The rest of their personal belongings they packed into color...

Candy Charity Scandal? Ex-Hershey Official Claims Corruption

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former official involved with the multibillion-dollar charitable trust that controls the Hershey candy company is claiming ...