Prince George’s County Public Schools is committed to healthy schools and lifestyles, providing a total learning environment that enhances the development of lifelong healthy habits in wellness, nutrition, and regular physical activity.
The Board recognizes that significant research supports a positive relationship between good nutrition, increased physical activity, and academic success.
The Board encourages and supports wellness activities for students and staff.
The Board recognizes its obligation to make available healthy food and beverage choices to students by following state and federal regulations.
The Board directs the Superintendent of Schools to:
The Board therefore directs the Superintendent to develop an administrative procedure for this policy to include nutrition education goals, physical activity goals, nutrition standards, other school based activities, and evaluation.
Policy Adopted 5/18/06
Policy Amended 3/24/11
Updated March 24, 2011