This is a request for information to gather detailed comments from stakeholders about the serious deficiency process in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. The serious deficiency process provides a systematic way to correct serious management problems and, when that effort fails, protect the program through due process.
This notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
In school year 2013-14, FNS introduced the unified administrative review and a 3-year review cycle. Since then, FNS has received feedback about the difficulties of the shorter review cycle, both for the state agencies conducting the reviews, and for school food authorities preparing for and responding to reviews.