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Parents give low grade to BMI added to student report cards

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Some parents in Illinois say they're worried that a new Body Mass Index report card could lead to bullying and low self esteem for their children.

Illinois is one of several states that gives students the option to measure a student's BMI and then include the results in report cards that are sent home.

Doctors say it's another useful tool to combat childhood obesity. Some parents say they aren't so sure.

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