Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 72-17,148

  • Board: means the board of education of a school district and the governing authority of any nonpublic school offering any of grades kindergarten to 12 in approved schools. See Kansas Statutes 72-17,132
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • State board: means the state board of education. See Kansas Statutes 72-17,132

(a) The state board of education shall develop nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages made available to students in Kansas public schools during the school day. In developing such guidelines, the state board of education shall consult with other state agencies, private foundations and other private entities. In developing such guidelines, particular attention shall be given to providing healthful foods and beverages, physical activities and wellness education with the goals of preventing and reducing childhood obesity.

(b) When establishing the wellness policy of the school district, the board of education of each district shall take into consideration the guidelines developed by the state board under subsection (a).