Virginia - Breakfast at school: Policy requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law recommends strategies to ensure students eat breakfast in the morning or maintains a program that only applies to certain schools (ex. schools with 70% FRPL students).

Virginia Administrative Code 8 VAC 20-580-60. Food Service Standards.

The breakfast program may be provided before the school day begins or during a scheduled morning break. It is recommended that students have a minimum of two hours between breakfast and lunch whenever possible. Students must be provided a minimum of 10 minutes to eat breakfast after the meal is served.

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