Policies for Nutrition

    • Establish limits or standards for fundraising that do not include food;
    • Prohibit the use of foods and beverages as reward or punishment;
    • Limit the frequency of classroom celebrations that include food, and provide recommendations for non-food celebrations and healthy classroom celebrations; and
    • Require that students have at least 10 minutes to eat after sitting down for breakfast and 20 minutes after sitting down for lunch.


    • Increase participation in the School Meal (Breakfast and Lunch) Programs;
    • Increase the availability and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables; and
    • Reduce the availability and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages.