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Central Union HSD |  BP  3554  Business and Noninstructional Operations

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The Board of Trustees authorizes the Superintendent or designee to approve the sale of food items and beverages outside the district's food services program, including sales by student or adult organizations, sales through vending machines and/or sales at secondary school student stores for fundraising purposes.

Any food sales conducted outside the district's food services program shall meet nutritional standards specified in law, Board policy and administrative regulations and shall not impair student participation in the district's food service program.

(cf. 3550 - Food Service/Child Nutrition Program)

(cf. 3551 - Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund)

(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced Price Meals)

Food sales are prohibited during school hours, and within one hour before or after school hours, unless the organization is legally organized as a nonpartisan, charitable organization, the purpose of the solicitation is nonpartisan and charitable, and the solicitation has been approved in accordance with Board policy. (Education Code 51520)

(cf. 1230 - School-Connected Organizations)

(cf. 1321 - Solicitations of Funds from and by Students)

When vending machines are sponsored by the district or a student or adult organization, the Superintendent or designee shall determine how and where vending machines may be placed at school sites, district offices or other school facilities.

(cf. 3312 - Contracts)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

38085 Sale of specified food items

48931 Authorization and sale of food

49430-49436 Pupil Nutrition, Health, and Achievement Act of 2001

51520 School premises; prohibited solicitations

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

15500 Food sales in elementary schools

15501 Sales in high schools and junior high schools

15575-15578 Requirements for foods and beverages outside federal meals program

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

113700-114455 California Uniform Retail Food Facilities Law, including:

114200-114245 Vending machines

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

1751-1769h National School Lunch Act

1771-1791 Child Nutrition

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 7

210.1-210.31 National School Lunch Program

220.1-220.21 National School Breakfast Program

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Healthy Food Policy Resource Guide, 2003

CDC PUBLICATIONS

School Health Index for Physical Activity and Healthy Eating: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide for Elementary and Middle/High Schools, 2000

NASBE PUBLICATIONS

Fit, Healthy and Ready to Learn, 2000

USDA PUBLICATIONS

Team Nutrition, Food and Nutrition Services, Changing the Scene, Improving the School Nutrition Environment: A Guide to Local Action, 2000

FCMAT PUBLICATIONS

Associated Student Body Accounting Manual and Desk Reference, 2002

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

CDE, Nutrition Services Division/SHAPE California: http://www.cde.ca.gov/nsd

California Project LEAN (Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition): http://www.californiaprojectlean.org

California Healthy Kids Resource Center: http://www.californiahealthykids.org

Fiscal and Crisis Management Assistance Team: http://www.fcmat.org

California Association of School Business Officials: http://www.casbo.org

National School Boards Association: http://www.schoolhealth@nsba.org

National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE): http://www.boards@nasbe.org

US Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC): http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

Policy CENTRAL UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: May 10, 2005 El Centro, California