Claim: Hershey school rejects HIV-positive Pa. boy

Students walk past "The Apotheosis of Youth," a mural by Eliseo Art Silva at the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007. The Milton Hershey School plans to enroll 500 new students next fall. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

December 2, 2011 7:26:18 PM PST
A private boarding school connected with the Hershey chocolate company says it was trying to protect other students when it denied admission to a Philadelphia-area teenager because he is HIV-positive.