Advocacy group grills McD for report card ads

BOSTON The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood is demanding that McDonald’s Corp. stop advertising on report cards from schools in Seminole County, Fla.

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade there received report cards last week in envelopes featuring Ronald McDonald and a promise of free Happy Meals for students with good grades, behavior or attendance.

The promotion is a “new low” in in-school marketing, said Susan Linn, director of

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