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The School Day Just Got Healthier

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Topic-specific policy and resource materials to assist schools in meeting the new nutrition standards.

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Audience-specific resources including brochures, fact sheets, FAQs, school lessons and templates to help make changes to school meals.

Smart Snacks in Schools infographic

Tools and resources to help schools identify food items that meet the regulation for foods sold a la carte, in the school store, and in vending machines.

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Digital resources program operators and stakeholders may use to establish or expand breakfast service in their school

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Can be used on food and beverages to assess compliance with the federal requirements for Smart Snacks in Schools.

Chalkboard - Best Practices

For School Food Authorities and State agencies to share resources and tools they use to serve healthy menus that meet school meal regulations.

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Last Modified: 07/10/2014

 

Thanks to the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act, major improvements are being made across the country to transform school food to promote better nutrition and reduce obesity. With that in mind, we have created two toolkits:

Tools for Schools offers topic-specific policy and resource materials to assist schools in meeting the new nutrition standards. Refer to the latest regulations, find free nutrition education curricula, get ideas for adding tasty, kid-friendly foods to school meals, or take a look at success stories, best practices, and how-to guides to enhance your school meals and lunchroom environment:

The School Day Just Got Healthier provides an audience-specific collection of resources including brochures, fact sheets, FAQs, school lessons and templates to help prepare for changes to school meals. Everyone plays an important role in changing the school food environment. Understand the changes, access the tools, and take action in your schools through these pages, created just for you: