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Community Eligibility Provision Resource Center

Last Published: 10/17/2016

The CEP Resource Center provides extensive resources for parents, teachers, and school officials at the local, state, and Federal level to better understand CEP and its positive benefits, along with useful tools to help facilitate successful implementation of the provision in your school!

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Learn About CEP

The Basics


CEP Webinars

2016 CEP Webinar Series

2015 CEP Webinar Series

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Is CEP Right For You?

Determine Your School/LEA Eligibility


Is CEP Financially Viable for your School/LEA?

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Funding Sources and CEP

Title 1 and E-rate Funding Sources


Alternate Income Forms

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Spread the Word: Outreach and Communication

Sample Letter: Elected Officials

Sample Letter: School Superintendant

Sample Letter: CEP Work Group

CEP and Alternative Breakfast Models

Webinar: Outreach to Eligible Districts

Video Featuring Under Secretary Kevin Concannon

Community Eligibility Provision Presentation

Joint Letter from the Departments of Agriculture and Education

USDA Blog: CEP Financials

USDA Blog: CEP & Overcoming Legislative Barriers 

USDA Blog: Election Flexibilities

Media Call with Duputy Under Secretary Katie Wilson

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Implementing CEP: Policy and Guidance

Webinar: Successful Implementation Strategies


Regulations and Policy

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Partner Websites and Resources

Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

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