Watertown, CT asked in Education Law for Connecticut

Q: is it ok for teachers to be asked to read ingredients for allergy students?

A teacher is being asked to read the ingredients in snacks that will be passed out to the class which has a student with severe allergies...is this ok for the administration to ask?

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A: Sure, I don't see why not. Would you prefer that the teacher give out snacks containing ingredients to which a student may be allergic? Or perhaps not pass out snacks at all? I believe how this is done would be generally in the discretion of the school administration.

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