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School Sunscreen Ban Infuriates San Antonio Mother

Sunscreen Ban Infuriates San Antonio Mother

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In Texas, a mother is livid over a school ban on sunscreen that led to her daughter suffering a severe sunburn while on a school field trip, reported Fox News. 

"The reality is: Children don't eat sunscreen and they're not going to," said Christy Riggs, a parent in San Antonio.

The North East Independent School District is treating sunscreen as medicine out of fear that it could be a serious hazard to students.

"We don't want students sharing sunscreen," Aubrey Chancellor, a San Antonio school district spokeswoman, told Fox News. "If students get it in their eyes or react badly to the sunscreen, it can be quite serious."

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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