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West Virginia School Nutrition Standards

Intent of the Intervention

The West Virginia Board of Education Policy 4321.1: Standards for School Nutrition (“nutrition standards”) is a practice-tested policy with a primary focus on improving the school food environment through changes in school district policies and practices.  Two key intended outcomes of the policy are to improve the nutritional quality of foods available in schools and reduce marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to students.  This intervention addresses the policy and organizational levels of the socio-ecological model.