2017 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-24-100b. Health and wellness information and assistance for schools - Assessment and monitoring of programs.

A. In order to assist the Healthy and Fit School Advisory Committees created pursuant to Section 24-100a of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes, the State Department of Education in consultation with the State Department of Health shall make available to schools information and technical assistance for use in:

1. Establishing healthy school nutrition environments;

2. Reducing childhood obesity;

3. Development of quality physical education and activity programs;

4. Prevention of diet-related chronic diseases; and

5. Establishing, implementing, and evaluating school wellness policies.

B. The Healthy and Fit School Advisory Committees are encouraged to utilize the School Health Index available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website or the Oklahoma Healthy and Fit Schools Scorecard available on the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports website as a program assessment and monitoring instrument.

C. The Healthy and Fit School Advisory Committees shall be involved in the monitoring, implementation, and evaluation of Section 5-147 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes, which limits access to foods of minimal nutritional value.

Added by Laws 2006, c. 91, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2006.

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