Resource | Nutrition Education
Back to School

These are resources to assist school nutrition professionals as they plan School Year 2021-2022.

Resource | Legislation
PL 79-396 - Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act

[As Amended Through PL 116–94, Enacted Dec. 20, 2019]
It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities and other food, by assisting the states, through grants-in-aid and other means, in providing an adequate supply of foods and other facilities for the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of nonprofit school lunch programs.

PL 116–94
Resource | Posters
School Breakfast Posters
Resource | Nutrition Education
Whole Grain Resource for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

This resource provides an in-depth look at the whole grain-rich criteria for school meals. It updates and expands the previous whole grain resource from the HealthierUS School Challenge Application Kit, which now applies to all school meal programs. It includes exercises on identifying products that meet the whole grain-rich criteria and calculation examples.

Resource | Brochures
The School Day Just Got Healthier Tweet Library

The School Day Just Got Healthier Tweet Library

Resource | Flyers
The School Day Just Got Healthier

Flyer for parents

Resource | Brochures
Healthy Meals and Healthy Kids

News Release

Resource | Flyers
Before/After Elementary School Lunch Menu

Before/After Elementary School Lunch Menu

Resource | Flyers
The School Day Just Got Healthier - For School Administrators

Flyer. The School Day Just Got Healthier -- For School Administrators

Resource | Posters
¿Qué hay en su plato? What's on your Plate?

Poster - English and Spanish