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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

This page contains regulations, policy memos, and other guidance materials relating to the nutrition standards for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0007

School Meals FAQs

School meals are required to meet specific nutrition standards to operate the school meals programs. The standards align school meals with the latest nutrition science and the real world circumstances of America’s schools. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Certification of Compliance Worksheets: 5-Day Schedule

Worksheets

Resource | Presentations

Certification of Compliance with New Meal Pattern Requirements

Presentation. Certification of Compliance with New Meal Pattern Requirements

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Personal Responsibility Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

This rule finalizes the proposed rule of the same name which was published Dec. 17, 1999. It implements 13 provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.