Students††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BP 5030(a)

 

STUDENT WELLNESS

 

The Board of Education recognizes the link between student health and learning.The Board desires to provide a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for district students.The Board supports:

 

Nutrition Education and Physical Activity Goals

 

The District shall provide nutrition education, physical activity, and other school-based activities that are designed to promote student wellness.The Districtís nutrition education and physical education shall be based on the stateís curriculum frameworks and shall be provided as a part of the health and physical education programs.

 

Nutrition Guidelines for Foods Available at School

 

Foods and beverages sold or served at school will meet the nutrition recommendations of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans and current California state standards.

 

Program Implementation and Evaluation

 

The Superintendent or his designee shall ensure the implementation of the districtís wellness policy.

 

The Superintendent or designee shall provide periodic reports to the board of this policy and any other policies related to nutrition and physical activity.

 

Legal Reference:††††††††††††††††††† Education Code

49430-49436 Pupil Nutrition, Health, and Achievement Act of 2001

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 49490-49493 School Breakfast and Lunch Programs

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 49500-49505 School Meals

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 49510-49520 Nutrition

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 51222 Physical Education

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 51223 Physical Education, Elementary Schools

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Code of Regulations, Title 5

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 15500-15501 Food Sales by Student Organizations

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 15510 Mandatory Meals for Needy Students

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 15550-15565 School Lunch and Breakfast Programs

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† United States Code, Title 42

1751-1769    National School Lunch Program, Especially:

1751 Note Local Wellness Policy

1771-1791 Child Nutrition Act, Including:

1773 School Breakfast Program

1779 Rules and Regulations, Child Nutrition Act

 

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 7

 

210.1-210.31      National School Lunch Program

††††††††††††††† 220.1-220-21 National School Breakfast Program

 

††††††††††††††† Management Resources:

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CSBA Policy Briefs

The New Nutrition Standards:Implications for Student Wellness Policies, November 2005

CSBA Publications

Healthy Children Ready to Learn, January 2005

California Department of Education Publications

Health Framework for California Public Schools, 2003

Physical Education Framework for California Public Schools, 1994

Centers for Disease Control Publications

School Health Index for Physical Activity and Healthy Eating: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide for Elementary and Middle/High Schools, 2004

National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Publications

U.S. Department of Agriculture Publications

 

Policy Adopted:†††††††††† 8/29/06