State law requires that each school district adopt a local wellness policy.
Local School Wellness Policy Implementation Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010: Summary of the Final Rule
Document provides guidance on district-level wellness policies.
New Mexico Administrative Code 22.214.171.124 Requirements
D. The wellness policy shall include, but shall not be limited to:
- (1) a planned, sequential, K-12 health education curriculum that addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of health and is aligned to the health education content Standard with benchmarks and performance Standard as set forth in 126.96.36.199 NMAC;
School District Wellness Policy Guidance Document
Manual provides guidance on district-level wellness policies.
Site provides guidance and resources on wellness policies.