State law recommends that added sugars are limited in school meals.
North Carolina General Statutes 115C-264.3 Child Nutrition Program Standard
The State Board of Education, in direct consultation with a cross section of local directors of child nutrition services, shall establish statewide nutrition Standard for school meals, a la carte foods and beverages, and items served in the After School Snack Program administered by the Department of Public Instruction and child nutrition programs of local school administrative units. The nutrition Standard will promote gradual changes to increase fruits and vegetables, increase whole grain products, and decrease foods high in total fat, trans fat, saturated fat, and sugar.
Policy CHNU-002: Nutrition Standard for Elementary Schools
Board policy addresses added sugar as part of school meal Standard for elementary school meals.