Florida - Wellness policy: Federal Requirement

Area: 
Federal Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

2018 Florida Statutes 1003.453 School wellness and physical education policies; nutrition guidelines.

(1) Each school district shall electronically submit its local school wellness policy to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and its physical education policy required under s. 1003.455 to the Department of Education. Each school district shall annually review its local school wellness policy and physical education policy and provide a procedure for public input and revisions. In addition, each school district shall provide its revised local school wellness policy and revised physical education policy to the applicable department when a change or revision is made.

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