MPS is amending its current Wellness Policy (Policy 6690) in order to comply with changes in federal rules. Funding for the Federal School Meal Programs depends on compliance with these rules. Changes are effective July 1, 2017. Please take a moment to review the changes that will impact your school:
The draft of the Wellness Policy 6690 will be discussed at the MPS Board of Education meeting on May 9. 2017.
DRAFT Wellness Policy 6690, (last updated 4-20-17)
Regulation 6690 A
Regulation 6690 B
Regulation 6690 C
Regulation 6690 D
Regulation 6690 E
The links below summarize changes to the current MPS Wellness Policy 6690. These summaries were prepared prior to the MPS Board of Education Policy Committee meeting on April 19, where the draft of the Wellness Policy was amended.
Wellness Policy changes for K–5 schools
Wellness Policy changes for K–8 schools
Wellness Policy changes for 6–8 schools
Wellness Policy changes for high schools
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Current MPS Wellness Policy (See 6690: Wellness, Faculty Health Education, Food in Classrooms, School Health Services)
Federal Wellness Policy
Summary of Final Rule
MDE & MDH: A Guide for Developing Effective School Wellness Policies and Practices
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