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Classification of Laws Associated with School Students (C.L.A.S.S.)

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Developer
United States Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). National Institutes of Health (NIH). National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences.
Year
2014

"The CLASS website uses two policy classification systems to score state-level codified laws for physical education (PE) and nutrition in schools. The scoring criteria for these systems are based on current public health research and national recommendations and standards for PE and nutrition in schools. Use CLASS data to: Compare codified state laws in nutrition and physical education to national standards. Assess differences in codified state laws in nutrition and physical education across states over time."

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

Used to measure Indicator MT9: Educational Policies

Funding Source
United States Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). National Institutes of Health (NIH). National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences.
Free Material
Yes
Evaluation Information

Examples of how CLASS data are used to analyze school physical education and nutrition policies or inform public policy: https://class.cancer.gov/ClassActions.

Evaluation Framework Indicators