Resource | Research | Impacts/Evaluations
WIC Evaluation Resource Guide

This publication is a practical guide for WIC administrators to design and implement program evaluations.

Resource | Research | Assessing/Improving Operations
Child Nutrition Program Operations Study: First Year Report

Purpose of this report is to manage the Child Nutrition programs effectively, FNS collects and analyzes information from annual State-level management reports.

Resource | Policy Memos
Questions and Answers #3: Two-tier Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Attached is the third set of questions and answers on the two-tiered reimbursement structure for family day care homes in the CACFP. Also attached are: (1) “Enrollment and Attendance List Examples”; and (2) “Computing Reimbursement for a Tier H Mixed Home.”

Resource | Legislation
Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act

To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to respond to the hunger emergency afflicting American families and children, to attack the causes of hunger among all Americans, to ensure an adequate diet for low-income people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness because of the shortage of affordable housing, to promote self-sufficiency among food stamp recipients, to simplify the Food Stamp Program's administration, to reauthorize the Food Stamp and Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Programs, to codify and reauthorize other nutrition programs, and for other purposes.

Resource | Research | Assessing/Improving Operations
Evaluation of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

This study presents the first nationally representative profiles of FDPIR participant and program characteristics, and the food-assistance needs and preferences among this particular target population. This executive summary provides a brief historical perspective on the program, describes the objectives and methodology of the evaluation, and summarizes the major finding.

Resource | Research | Payment Accuracy and Program Integrity
Study of Income Verification in the National School Lunch Program

Prior to 1982, school districts were not required to verify the income or household size declared by households that applied for meal benefits. It was assumed that households were correctly reporting their income, and children from households that applied and declared a sufficiently Low income were given free or reduced-price meals. From 1982 to the present, the verification of household income for at least some of the approved application s for meal benefits has been part of each school district's responsibilities.

Resource | Legislation
Hunger Prevention Act of 1988

Hunger Prevention Act of 1988
PL 100-435, 102 Stat. 1645-1677 - Sept. 19, 1988

Resource | Legislation
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1982

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1982
PL 97-253, 96 Stat. 763-807 - Sept. 8, 1982

Resource | Legislation
Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Amendments of 1981

Food Stamp and Commodity Distribution Amendments of 1981
PL 97-98, 95 Stat. 1213-1358 - Dec. 22, 1981

Resource | Legislation
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981
PL 97-35, 95 Stat. 357-933 - Aug. 13, 1981