Policy and Statutory Responses to Advertising and Marketing in Schools

January 13, 2010

This policy brief describes the growth of schoolhouse advertising and marketing activities in the last few decades, assesses the harms associated with commercial activities in schools, and provides advocates, policymakers, and educators with a policy framework and model legislative language designed to protect children and the integrity of education programs from advertising and marketing in schools.

Authors Molnar and Koski discussed this topic and their brief at an October 2010 forum in Boulder -- please view the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGlEeSw-buc

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