DC HEALTHY SCHOOLS ACT OF 2010 (D.C. Law ) AND 2011 AMENDMENTS

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1 DC HEALTHY SCHOOLS ACT OF 2010 (D.C. Law ) AND 2011 AMENDMENTS Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) Wellness and Nutrition Services Division

2 NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS FOR ALL SCHOOL MEALS Breakfast and Lunch Meals must: Meet or exceed federal regulations. Saturated fat must be fewer than 10% of total calories Trans fat must be zero grams Sodium requirements must be met by 2022

3 BREAKFAST REIMBURSEMENT 10 cents for each breakfast which meets requirements Free Breakfast must be served to all students If more than 40% of students qualify for free or reduced price meals; Elementary schools must offer breakfast in the classroom unless participation exceeds 75% of average daily attendance. Middle and High Schools must offer alternative serving models such as grab and go or breakfast in the classroom.

4 BREAKFAST IMPACT Breakfast participation has increased 33 percent from approximately 22,400 daily breakfasts in SY to approximately 29,800 daily breakfasts in SY

5 LUNCH REIMBURSEMENT & REQUIREMENTS 10 cents for each lunch which meets the USDA s Healthier US School Challenge program at the Gold level for: Vegetables Different each day/week and must include 3 dark green/orange Fruits Different each day/week and must include 2 fresh fruits per week Legume 1 each week

6 LUNCH REQUIREMENTS Cont. Whole grains 1 each day Milk Only 1% and skim, unflavored and/or flavored These requirements are similar to the new USDA proposed meal pattern requirements for lunch due to HHFKA. Effective for SY Based on IOM Report

7 ELIMINATE REDUCED PRICE PAYMENT FOR LUNCH 40 cents for each lunch meal served to students who qualify for reduced price meals. Can only charge for paid student lunches. Provide at least 30 minutes for students to eat lunch with sufficient time during the lunch period for every student to pass through the food service line.

8 LOCAL FOODS REIMBURSEMENT Additional 5 cents reimbursement, when at least one component of a breakfast or lunch meal is locally grown and unprocessed. Locally-grown means from DC, DE, MD, NJ, NC, PA, VA and WV. Schools must report the name and address of the local farms where these foods were grown.

9 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOLS Meals must be provided that meet the dietary needs of children with diagnosed medical conditions as required by a physician. Input must be solicited from parents, students, and faculty through taste tests, comment boxes, surveys, a nutrition advisory council or other means, regarding nutritious meals that appeal to students. Promote healthy eating to students, faculty, staff and parents. Schools are encouraged to make cold filtered water available free to students

10 PUBLIC DISCLOSURE Food service providers shall provide the following information to all schools The menu for each breakfast and lunch meal served. The nutritional content of each menu item. The ingredients for each menu item. The location where fruits and vegetables are grown and processed.

11 PUBLIC DISCLOSURE CONT. Information provided by food service providers must be posted in the schools office and online if the school has a website. Schools shall inform families that vegetarian options and milk alternatives are available upon request.

12 HEALTHY VENDING, FUNDRAISING AND PRIZES IN SCHOOLS All beverages and snack foods provided by or sold in schools, whether through vending machines, fundraisers, snacks, after school meals or other means shall meet the requirements of the USDA Healthier US School Challenge program at the Gold Award level for competitive foods.

13 HEALTHY VENDING, FUNDRAISING AND PRIZES IN SCHOOLS CONT. The requirements of this section do not apply to the following: Food and drinks available only to faculty and staff. Food provided at no cost by parents. Food provided or sold at official after school events. Adult education programs.

14 HEALTHY VENDING, FUNDRAISING AND PRIZES IN SCHOOLS CONT. Schools shall not permit third-parties other than school related organizations and school meal service providers to sell food or beverages of any type to students on school property from 90 minutes before the school day begins until 90 minutes after the school day ends.

15 HEALTHY VENDING, FUNDRAISING AND PRIZES IN SCHOOLS CONT. Food and beverages that do not meet the nutritional requirements of this section shall not be: Used as incentives, prizes, or awards Advertised or marketed through posters, signs, book covers, scoreboards, supplies, equipment or other means After first issuing a warning, OSSE may impose a penalty, not to exceed $500 per day on schools that violate this section.

16 TITLE III. FARM-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM Schools shall serve locally grown, locally processed, and unprocessed foods from growers engaged in sustainable agriculture whenever possible. Preference shall be given to products grown in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

17 TITLE IV. PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION It is the goal of DC for children to engage in physical activity for 60 minutes each day. Public schools and public charter schools shall promote this goal.

18 PHYSICAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS K 5 TH GRADE o SY through an average of 30 minutes/week or at the same level as provided in the school year, whichever is greater. o SY and after an average of at least 150 minutes/week.

19 PHYSICAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 6 TH 8 TH GRADE o SY to , an average of at least 45 minutes/week or at the same level as provided in the school year, whichever is greater. o SY and after, an average of at least 225 minutes/week. At least 50% of physical education class shall be devoted to actual physical activity, with as much time as possible devoted to moderate to vigorous physical activity.

20 HEALTH EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS K 8 TH GRADE SY to an average of at least 15 minutes/week, or at the same level as provided in the school year, whichever is greater. o SY and after, an average of at least 75 minutes/week.

21 PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 9 TH 12 TH GRADE The State Board of Education (SBOE), with assistance from OSSE, shall consider ways to expand physical education in high schools. The physical education and health education required shall meet the education standards adopted by the SBOE.

22 ACCESS TO PUBLIC FACILITIES The Department of Parks and Recreation is to provide equal access and shall charge equal fees to both public and public charter schools for use of its recreation centers, fields, playgrounds and other facilities.

23 TITLE V. ENVIRONMENT DC Department of the Environment shall develop an environmental literacy plan for public and public charter schools by June 30, OSSE shall establish a school gardens program and issue an annual report.

24 SCHOOL GARDENS PROGRAM Coordinate efforts of community organizations Establish a Garden Advisory Committee Collect data on location and types of school gardens Provide horticultural guidance and technical assistance Coordinate curricula for school gardens Provide training, support, and assistance to school gardens Assist schools in receiving certification as U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

25 TITLE VI. HEALTH AND WELLNESS LOCAL WELLNESS POLICIES Each LEA shall collaborate with parents, students, food service providers and community organizations to develop, adopt and update a comprehensive local wellness policy to include: Requirements as outlined in federal law Goals for improving the: environmental sustainability of schools, increasing the use of locally grown, processed and unprocessed foods, and increasing physical activity.

26 LOCAL WELLNESS POLICY Public schools and public charter schools shall promote their local wellness policy. A copy shall be: Posted on each school s website; if it has one Distributed to food service staff members Distributed to school s parent/teacher organization; if it has one Made available in each school s office o OSSE shall review each local wellness policy to ensure that it complies with federal requirements and shall examine whether schools comply with their policies.

27 MANDATORY REPORTING OSSE shall annually report the: o Compliance of public schools and public charter schools with the health and physical education requirements in this Act o Student achievement with respect to the OSSE health and physical education learning standards.

28 Health Assessment Health added to DC CAS testing in Spring 2012 DC is the 1 st state to test students for health knowledge Testing in Grades 5, 8 and high school Topics include nutrition, emotional health, disease prevention, safety, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and sex ed Each test will have 50 multiple choice questions Questions are derived from the Health Education Assessment Project of the Council of Chief State School Officers Questions have been aligned to the OSSE health education learning standards Scores reported only at the school level

29 SCHOOL HEALTH PROFILES On or before February 15 of each year, public schools and public charter schools shall submit a school health profile to OSSE. This information shall also be posted on each schools website, if it has one and shall be available to parents in the office. OSSE shall post this information on its website within 14 days of receipt.

30 SCHOOL HEALTH PROFILES SY % of schools completed Profile 97.9% of public charter schools (93 out of 95 schools) 93.6% of DCPS (116 out of 124 schools) o Grades K to 5 o PE = 65 minutes/week o Health Ed = 35 minutes/week o Grades 6 to 8 o o PE = 107 minutes/week Health Ed = 53 minutes/week

31 SCHOOL HEALTH CENTERS DC Department of Heath (DOH) shall develop a plan to establish and operate school health centers in public schools and public charter schools before December 31, DOH has 5 student health centers at: o o o o o Eastern SHS Woodson SHS Ballou SHS Anacostia SHS Coolidge SHS

32 SCHOOL NURSES The square footage of a nurse s suite shall not be a determining factor as to whether or not a school nurse is placed at a public charter school; provided, that all other conditions as required by the DOH are met.

33 STUDENT HEALTH CARE ACT OF 1985 Amend Student Health Care Act of 1985 as follows: Except as provided in Section 4, each student in kindergarten through grade 12 in a public, public charter, private or independent school in the District shall furnish the school annually with a certificate of health completed and signed by a physician or advanced practice nurse who has examined the student during the 12 month period preceding the first day of school or the date of student enrollment, whichever occurs later. Examination shall cover all items required by the certificate of health form for the student s age group.

34 CERTIFICATE OF HEALTH The Certificate of Health shall contain at a minimum: All items required by the American Academy of Pediatrics for each relevant age group; and A plain language explanation of: Body Mass Index How to access health insurance programs; and How to contact school nurses

35 TOBACCO-FREE SCHOOL CAMPUS Tobacco and tobacco products are prohibited in school buildings, grounds, parking lots, parking garages, playing fields, school buses and other vehicles, and at off-campus school-sponsored events. For a school located in a mixed-use facility, the above requirements shall apply only to the buildings, grounds, parking lots, garages and field under the control of the school.

36 TITLE VII. HEALTHY YOUTH AND SCHOOLS COMMISSION There is established a Healthy Youth and Schools Commission with the purpose of advising the Mayor and the Council on health, wellness and nutritional issues concerning youth and schools. The Commission will submit an annual comprehensive report to the Mayor and the Council. Composed of 13 members that are experts on health and include parents, teachers and students. OSSE provides administrative and technical support to the Commission.

37 CONTACT Office of the State Superintendent of Education Sandra Schlicker, PhD Director, Wellness and Nutrition Services

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