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2017 Healthy Schools Act Report

Thursday, November 2, 2017

The Healthy Schools Act of 2010 (HSA), DC Official Code § 38-821.01 et seq., is a comprehensive piece of legislation that ensures District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), public charter schools, and participating private schools are a healthy place for all students. The 2017 report contains reporting on the following programs:

Farm-to-School and School Gardens Program Report: An annual report on the District’s farm-to-school initiatives and recommendations for improvement; and a report on the District’s school gardens, plans for expanding them, and recommendations for improvement, DC Official Code § 38–823.03 and § 38–825.03.

Health and Physical Education Program Report: An annual report on the physical education (PE) and health education requirements, DC Official Code § 38–824.05.

Environmental Literacy Report: An update on the state of environmental education in the District, plans for expansion, and recommendations for improving the program, DC Official Code § 38–825.02.

Related Content: Healthy Schools Act Yearly Reports