As mandated on the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service website, "Each local educational agency that participates in the National School Lunch Program or other federal Child Nutrition programs is required by federal law to establish a local school wellness policy for all schools under its jurisdiction." These policies can be helpful for unifying teachers, parents, administrators, and students around health goals. This series features ways to get the most of your local school wellness policy.
Making the healthy choice the easy choice for families is a cornerstone effort for many national organizations including the national Partnership for a Healthier America. READ MORE
When was the last time you looked at your school district’s local wellness policy? How about the last time you assessed how... READ MORE
Local School Wellness Policies (LWPs) can be an easy and effective way to make your school a healthier environment... READ MORE
Because schools play such an important role in your student’s wellness, Local School Wellness Policies (LWPs) can be a great resource... READ MORE
Parents can be key players in school wellness efforts. From wellness committee membership to volunteering at one-time events... READ MORE
Create a “Who’s Who...” directory for your Wellness Committee & Include your LWP goals & objectives... READ MORE