State law requires that each school district adopt a local wellness policy.
Virginia Administrative Code 8 VAC 20-740-40. Implementation and Compliance.
- The Department of Education shall ensure that the local education agencies and school food authorities comply with these nutrition Standard and shall provide guidance to schools on alternative school-sponsored fundraisers that do not involve the sale of foods or beverages to students and guidance on how to determine if foods and beverages sold at school-sponsored fundraisers meet these Standard. Noncompliance determined by the local education agency, school food authority, or Department of Education shall require corrective action.