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Help obtaining information to write policy for a peanut aware school
My son is 4 years old and has a severe peanut allergy with acute asthma. He currently attends a private christian school where the principal does not understand peanut allergies. In the last 6 weeks he has been exposed to a project made with peanut butter and sent home with peanut candy. I was told that it was ok for my son's teacher to decide to do a peanut project and that the schools solution would continue to be to send him home for the day.
Because of my concerns I went to the supervisors of this principal and they have decided that-- in my state-- in their private Christian schools, they will make the individual rooms that have children with peanut allergies in them be peanut aware. This translates to not allowing peanut products to be brought into their classrooms. I am trying to find information about policies and procedures from other schools that might have peanut aware classrooms. This would give them a model to look at while they are starting this process.
This could be huge as this Christian school has schools in all states and could potenially trickle over to other states. If anyone has any information that could help me or any idea where to find what I am looking for I would really appreciate it.
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