Today is the last day of the school year for Fayette County Public Schools. When it started off, I was hopeful that there would finally be progress in the district implementing a stronger wellness policy. Here’s what I wrote in August:
I was glad to read that Dr. Shelton described his first year as Fayette County Superintendent as a “year of observation and learning”, the second was a “year of planning” and the year to come “will be a year of action and implementation.” One of the things I hope you will take action on is strengthening the district wellness policy to include not using food as a reward, healthier celebrations, healthier fundraising, and physical activity.
Yet here we are at the end of another school year with the exact same policy. The lack of action and implementation really hit me recently as I was standing in line…
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