Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and the food and nutrition insecurity it has exasperated, healthy school meals are more important than ever for the roughly 30 million American K-12 students who qualify for the programs, according to the […]
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USDA extends critical nutrition waivers through end of school year
In a major victory for public schools and the millions of students they serve, the United States Department of Agriculture on Oct. 9 announced that it is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be available to all children throughout the entire 2020–21 […]
Counting low-income students for LCFF: CSBA and school meal advocates seek to reconcile state, federal methods
CSBA is striving to find a resolution that will ensure hungry students are fed and that participation in school meal programs continues, while also ensuring LCFF funding and accountability provisions are met.