District of Columbia - Wellness policy: Federal Requirement

Federal Requirement
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State law requires that each school district adopt a local wellness policy.

Code of the District of Columbia § 38–826.01. Local wellness policies.

(a) As required by federal law, each local educational agency shall collaborate with parents, students, food service providers, and community organizations to develop, adopt, and update a comprehensive local wellness policy. Local wellness policies shall be revised at least once every 3 years.

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