When Austin High School administrators removed candy from campus vending machines last year, the move was hailed as a step toward fighting obesity. What happened next shows how hard it can be for schools to control what students eat on campus.
The candy removal plan, according to students at Austin High, was thwarted by lassmates who created an underground candy market, turning the hallways of the high school into Willy-Wonka-meets-Casablanca....
"It's all about supply and demand," said Austin junior Scott Roudebush. "We've got some entrepreneurs around here."
Whole thing here. [Hat Tip: MR]