Summary of the Final Rule – Local Wellness Policy

Format: PDF

Audience: K-12 School Health/Wellness Teams- Teachers, Parents, Administrators, Foodservice Workers, Community Members, Coaches

Cost: Free

On July 29, 2016, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service finalized regulations to create a framework and guidelines for written wellness policies established by Local Education Agencies (LEAs). The final rule requires LEAs to begin developing a revised local school wellness policy during School Year 2016-2017. LEAs must fully comply with the requirements of the final rule by June 30, 2017.

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