Resource | Policy Memos | SP34-2006
Change to Item 6 in the FNS-742, School Food Authority Verification Summary Report

Local educational agencies (LEAs) must verify applications in accordance with the procedures set forth in the above-cited memorandum. The above change will affect the reporting for Item 6 (Type of Verification Used) on the FNS-742, School Food Authority Verification Summary Report.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP32-2006
Clarification of Direct Verification

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify State agency procedures for direct verification, especially concerning the use of Medicaid data.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP30 CACFP14 SFSP07-2006
U.S. Armed Forces Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance – Permanently Excluded from Income Consideration for the Child Nutrition Programs

Public Law 109-163 (January 6, 2006) made the Department of Defense’s Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance (FSSA) permanently available.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP29-2006
Buy American Reminder
Resource | Policy Memos | SP27-2006
Verification Sample Size

Section 9(b)(3) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) was amended by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004, Public Law 108-265, to specify verification sample sizes for local educational agencies (LEAs).

Resource | Policy Memos | SP28-2006
Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance

We have obtained the latest school enrollment and attendance figures from the Department of Education. For your information, the updated national average daily attendance factor for use during Coordinated Review for School Year 2006-2007 is 93.4 percent.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-058
Annual Physical Inventory-Reconciliation of Book Inventory to Physical Inventory

This memorandum provides instructions on how to reconcile the physical inventory conducted at a distributing agency- or subdistributing agency-level storage facility with the book inventory required to be maintained for that facility.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP19-2006
April 2006 Procurement Questions

We continue to receive questions regarding procurements in the Child Nutrition Programs, particularly in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Attached are the most recently received questions and answers.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP14-2006
School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations

This guidance was issued upon our learning that a number of school food authorities (SFAs) were not drafting their own specifications and procurement documents for certain software acquisitions but instead directly incorporating a list of features written by a prospective bidder.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP16-2006
Record-Keeping Requirements

It has come to our attention that a number of State agencies (SAs) and school food authorities (SFA) are failing to maintain appropriate records for procurement transactions occurring in connection with the Child Nutrition Programs.