Connecticut - Wellness policy: Federal Requirement

Area: 
Federal Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law recommends that school districts adopt local wellness policies.

General Statues of Connecticut Sec. 10-203a. Guidelines re physical health needs of students. Optional adoption of plans by local and regional boards of education

(c) Not later than April 1, 2007, each local and regional board of education may (1) establish a comprehensive and coordinated plan to address the physical health needs of students, and (2) base its plan on the guidelines developed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section. The board may implement such plan for the 2007-2008 school year and may have a plan in place for each school year thereafter.

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