What is a local wellness policy?
A local wellness policy is a written document that guides a local educational agency (LEA) or school district’s efforts to establish a school environment that promotes students health, well-being, and ability to learn.
All schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program, are required by federal law to establish a local school wellness policy for all schools under its jurisdiction.
Local Wellness Policies must have:
Do you know your school district’s Local Wellness Policy?
Check out your local school district’s website or ask the principal to send you a copy.