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KKK ChickenTenders On School Menu

29 Feb

Mass. school quickly fixes racist typo on menu

Associated Press
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METHUEN, Mass. School officials in a Massachusetts town are apologizing for sending home a lunch menu that listed KKK Chicken Tenders as an option.

About 6,500 students in four Methuen schools went home with new menus Tuesday, a day after the original one mistakenly listed chicken seemingly in the style of the Ku Klux Klan.

Superintendent Judith Scannell tells The Eagle-Tribune the menu was supposed to list KK Chicken Tenders, with the KK standing for a creatively spelled �Krispy, Krunchy,� but an employee mistakenly hit the �K� key one too many times.

Scannell apologized if anyone was offended. The food service director got one complaint.

A student pointed out to WCVB-TV that it there would�ve been no issue if officials just spelled the words correctly, with the letter C.

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2012/02/29/20120229mass-school-quickly-fixes-racist-typo-menu.html#ixzz1nn6ST6wg

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Posted by on February 29, 2012 in Education News

 

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