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Against the law to mandate a classroom nut free?
My son started Kindergarten last week and after speaking with the School Director I was told that it's against the law for them to mandate a nut-free classroom. The school is a small charter school in CA. They did say they'd send a letter home with parents requesting that they do not send any nuts or not products to school and we're implementing handwashing routines and etc.
I'm just not sure that it's true that they can't mandate the classroom nut-free. I can't find anything on the net about it.
My child is severely allergic to all nuts. He has Epi Pens and an inhaler. The allergist spoke w/the school admin and they have no problems w/the Epi Pens and the inhaler being with my son at all times.
I've been doing a lot of reading here these past few nights and I'm confused about the 504 thing too. Does the school district approve or disapprove it? What are the reasons I'd want to file for that? I know there's a lot of info but if you could just give it to me in a 'nutshell' (bad choice of words there) I'd appreciate it.
Mom to Reece (9/5/01) Severe Peanut and Tree Nut allergies, Asthma and Reflux
McKinley (9/7/99) No Allergies
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