The Departments of Agriculture, Education and Health and Human Services issued a tri-agency letter outlining the categorical eligibility of children and youth in foster care for free school meals.
Final Rule: NSLP Independent Review of Applications Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010; Approval of Information Collection Request
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Food and Nutrition Service is announcing the Office of Management and Budget's approval of information collection requirements contained in a final rule published in the Federal Register.
Attached are revised Questions and Answers related to the final rule entitled, Certification of Compliance with Meal Requirements for the National School Lunch Program under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
Final Rule: NSLP Independent Review of Applications Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
This final rule requires certain local educational agencies participating in the National School Lunch Program to conduct an independent review of initial eligibility determinations for free and reduced price school meals.
Final Rule: Certification of Compliance With Meal Requirements for the National School Lunch Program Under the HHFKA of 2010
This final rule adopts, with some revisions, changes to the NSLP regulations, as set forth in the interim final rule published in the Federal Register on April 27, 2012. The changes conform to requirements contained in the Healthy, Hunger- Free Kids Act of 2010 regarding performance-based cash assistance for school food authorities certified compliant with meal pattern and nutrition standards.