This brief discusses legal issues surrounding the provision of competitive foods in on-campus venues-including school stores and concessions and fundraising environments. Designed as a companion to Off the Map: Extracurricular School Food-School Stores, Concessions, and Fundraising, this document provides readers with the information needed to identify key legal access points for creating their own policies in this area.
Legal Notes: School Stores, Concessions, and Fundraising. Off the Map: Extracurricular School Food
This brief discusses key issue involved with foods distributed in school stores, concessions, and fundraising activities-venues for competitive foods. It outlines the legal and policy approaches to improving enforcement of school wellness policies and regulations, discusses what legal decision-making authority city officials, legislators, and community organizations have in the quality-improvement … More
This brief discusses open-campus and off-campus lunch policies, which allow high school students to go outside school boundaries to buy and eat food during their lunch breaks. The document addresses how such policies are established, nutritional implications, racial and socioeconomic considerations, safety issues and effect on on-campus and local businesses. … More
This document, a companion to Off the Map: Extracurricular School Food-Open Campus Lunch, provides a legal framework for the issues surrounding open-campus lunch policies, which allow high school students to go off-campus to purchase and eat lunch. The purpose of the document is to help readers identify key legal access … More
Analyzing Legal Factors Influencing the Food Environment in Extracurricular and Other School-Related Settings Outside School Administration Control
Extracurricular school settings are an essential part of the school food environment but are often outside direct school regulation or are poorly enforced. Using legal analyses, this project will produce three issues briefs on (i) school stores, events, and concessions; (ii) fundraising; and (iii) open campus policies. These briefs will … More