Bradley and Ritter say the rush leads students to make poor food choices, picking the easiest food to eat instead of the healthiest. Students also claim in their editorial that the rushed lunch leads to lower class performance and heartburn.
But the kids weren't just using their newspaper piece to complain. They also offered up solutions to the school to help fix the problem. Their top advice to the school is to allow students to take their lunch outside and combine lunchtime with recess time.