South Carolina - Wellness policy: Federal Requirement

Area: 
Federal Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

South Carolina Code of Laws SECTION 59-10-330. Coordinated School Health Advisory Council (CSHAC); development of health wellness plan; health and nutrition policies.

(A) Each school district shall establish and maintain a Coordinated School Health Advisory Council (CSHAC) to assess, plan, implement, and monitor district and school health policies and programs, including the development of a district wellness policy to begin implementation in the 2006-07 school year. The council must be composed of members of the community, school representatives, students, parents, district food service employees, and school board members.

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