NWS-2.2 Increase the proportion of school districts that require schools to make fruits or vegetables available whenever other food is offered or sold
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of school districts who require that schools make fruits or vegetables available to students whenever other food is offered or sold.
Number of school districts
From the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study, Food Service District Questionnaire:
Does your district require or recommend that schools make fruits or vegetables available to students whenever other foods is offered or sold, for example at school parties or in school stores?
Starting with the 2012 survey, the name of the SHPPS survey was changed from the School Health Policies and Programs Study to the School Health Policies and Practices Study.
A school districted is considered to meet the criteria for this objective if the response to the cited question is “required.”