Resource | Research | Participation Characteristics
School Lunch Eligible Non-Participants

The School Lunch Eligible Non-Participants Study, conducted for USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), was designed to determine "why children eligible to participate for free and reduced-price meals do not apply or participate" in school nutrition programs (P.L. 101-624).

Resource | Research | Cost Study
School Lunch and Breakfast Cost Study

The study examined the costs charged to SFAs (reported costs), as well as those costs incurred by the school district in support of SFA operations, but not charged to the SFA (unreported costs). Together, the reported costs and the unreported costs are the full cost of meal production.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Inspection of 50 Percent Juice Drinks and Juice Drink Products Under the Child Nutrition Labeling Program

Purchasing agents for school districts throughout the country have been authorized by FNS to purchase various 50 percent juice drinks and juice drink products, such as sherbert, yogurt, and beverage base for use in their school lunch feeding programs.