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. From this discussion, readers can evaluate individual policies on off-campus lunch.
Published: April 2009
ID #: 63047
Publisher: Public Health Advocacy Institute
Authors: Miura MR