Illinois - Wellness policy: Federal Requirement
Illinois Compiled Statutes 105 ILCS 5/2-3.139 School wellness policies; taskforce.
The State Board of Education shall establish a State goal that all school districts have a wellness policy that is consistent with recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recommendations include the following:
- (1) nutrition guidelines for all foods sold on school campus during the school day;
- (2) setting school goals for nutrition education and physical activity;
- (3) establishing community participation in creating local wellness policies; and
- (4) creating a plan for measuring implementation of these wellness policies