Study says schools don't have problem with new water regs
Seventy percent of schools are using existing drinking fountains to meet requirements under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
NEW YORK—Studies show that drinking water helps children stay at a healthy weight. It can also help them stay focused in the classroom. Now, a new study takes a look at whether water is readily available at schools.
Seven-year-old Gavin Fedelizo drinks plenty of water at school. When asked what his favorite drink is, he said he likes water because it doesn't have sugar and it's healthy.
A new study shows most schools are meeting a new government mandate to make free drinking water available to students during lunch.