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Frequency of Direct Certification Matching Activities Beginning in SY 2011-2012

Last Modified: 04/16/2014
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The interim rule, Direct Certification and Certification of Homeless, Migrant and Runaway Children for Free School Meals, was published on April 25, 2011. One of the provisions in this rule concerns the frequency of direct certification matching activities with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and is effective July 1, 2011. The provision, found at 7 CFR 245.6(b)(3), requires that direct certification matching activities with SNAP be done at least three times per school year.

Document #: 
SP31-2011