Review your state requirements and district policy to see if it meets the requirements of the Final Rule: Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
Use WellSAT 2.0 to determine where revisions are needed to strengthen the language in your policy.
Download the Healthier Generation's Model Wellness Policy to use as your guide.
Each school system is unique, so it’s important to understand your local school board’s approval process. Reach out to your board members and identify their goals, attend a board meeting to see “how it works” and then don’t waste time - get yourself on the next school board meeting agenda.
Get approval and adopt the revisions, ensuring that all who are impacted are involved.
You’ve completed all 5 steps to Refresh Your Policy, Ready, Set, Go – Put Your Policy to Practice!
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