Louisiana - Wellness/WSCC Council (district level): Stakeholders

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires creation of health or wellness council at the district-level.

Louisiana Revised Statutes §17:17.1. Required physical activity in schools

Each city, parish, and other local public school board shall establish a school health advisory council to advise the board on physical activity for students, physical and health education, nutrition, and overall student health. The council may advise the board on issues relative to compliance with school vending machine restrictions, use of physical fitness assessment results, and school recess policies. The council members shall be appointed by the school board and shall include parents of students and individuals representing the community. All council members shall serve without compensation.

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