Audience: K-12 School Health/Wellness Teams- Teachers, Parents, Administrators, Foodservice Workers, Community Members, Coaches
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.
Available at: http://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/tn/LWPsummary_finalrule.pdf
Tags: local wellness policy