The wellness policy must include measurable goals for nutrition education, physical activity, food provided on school campus, and other school-based activities designed to promote student wellness. The goals set forth in the policy will establish regulations for a la carte foods, fundraisers, vending machines, classroom parties, and food used as rewards.
CDC Wellness Policy Resources
are Series of Local Wellness Policy Briefs, highlighting opportunities to support wellness policies through evidence-based strategies.
Updated: April 2018