Classroom Parties in United States Elementary Schools: The Potential for Policies to Reduce Student Exposure to Sugary Foods and Beverages

Speaker: Lindsey Turner, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Learning Objectives:

1: To understand the potential for foods and beverages served in classroom parties to negatively impact children’s diets

2: To understand how districts and states are addressing this issue via policy development

3: To understand the associations between district/state policies and school practice

4: To identify potential strategies for working with schools to improve the classroom nutrition environment

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