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Bake Sale Ban

Massachusetts Backs Off School Bake Sale Ban

AP | Posted 05.11.2012 | Education

BOSTON -- Cupcakes, brownies and other baked goodies will be spared the chopping block at Massachusetts schools after Gov. Deval Patrick backed down f...

Kids Will Eat Anything. Where Are the Adults?

Lyn Pentecost | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lyn Pentecost

Who is making all these idiotic nutrition decisions on behalf of our children? And more importantly, what can we do about it?

School Bake Sale Wars Continue

nytimes.com | SARAH KERSHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The battle over bake sales, a tenacious civic tradition, has struck a deep chord with home cooks and food historians. Whether in the chaos of New York...

Boulder Valley School Board Election: Okay, Let Them Eat Cake

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

In search of controversy, Boulder Valley School Board candidates weigh in on cupcakes in class and a host of other education issues.

Great Responses

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

I've received some amazing responses emailed to me directly to my initial entries on the Huffington Post about education and life in Michael Bloomberg's New York.

Celebrating NYC's Bake Sale Ban with a List of Alternatives

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

The percentage of overweight and obese children is increasing at an alarming rate and we need to do all we can to stem the flow of this obesity epidemic.

Resistance Has Begun

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Maybe Bloomberg is trying to win the shopkeepers' vote. Or maybe Mayor Moneybags will establish cake-free zones around the schools.