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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0021

School Meal Applications and Direct Certification During the Operation of Provision 2 and 3

We have received several inquiries regarding the collection of eligibility information during a Provision 2 or Provision 3 cycle.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Additional Menu Planning Approaches

This final rule also adds a method that allows schools to use “any reasonable approach” to plan menus.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0005

Categorical Eligibility of Pre-Kindergarten Even Start Participants for Free Meal Benefits

This memorandum extends this categorical eligibility provision to the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Special Milk Program for Children, and closed enrolled sites in the Summer Food Service Program.

Resource | Notices

National School Lunch Program: Pilot Projects, Alternatives to Free and Reduced Price Application Requirements and Verification Procedures

This notice announces pilot projects which would permit selected school food authorities and state agencies to test alternatives to the application procedures and verification process for households participating in the National School Lunch Program.