New Mexico - Time to eat: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires at least 20 minutes to eat lunch after sitting down.

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.29.1.9 PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS:

(6) The student lunch period each day shall be at least 30 minutes. Lunch recess shall not be counted as part of the instructional day.

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