ERIC Number: ED393589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Child Nutrition Programs: Administrative and Financial Handbook. Bulletin No. 96206.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for Food and Nutrition Services.
This guide sets forth federal and Wisconsin state policy regarding administration and financial management of child nutrition programs. The first of the three main sections of the document covers United States Department of Agriculture administrative policies. The topics included in this section are as follows: (1) "Reimbursement" (covers issues such as reimbursement for meals and milk served on weekends); (2) "Meal Requirement Variations and Substitutions"; (3) "Meal Tickets, Replacement Fees, and the Denial of Meals"; (4) "Free and Reduced Price Application Process"; (5) "Procurement, Production, and Food Sales"; (6) "Overt Identification" (includes issues such as non-discrimination practices); (7) "Implementation of School Meal Programs"; (8) "Civil Rights"; and (9)"Coordinated Review Effort" (a federal unified accountability system). The second section of the document, "Financial Management," covers these issues: (1) "Claim for Reimbursement"; (2) "Net Cash Resources"; and (3) "Meal Charges." The third and final section on "General" topics covers: (1) "Resources" (such as guidance materials); and (2) "Meal Patterns." (AJH)
Descriptors: Breakfast Programs, Civil Rights, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation, Food Standards, Lunch Programs, Nondiscriminatory Education, Nutrition, School Health Services, Special Needs Students, State Aid, State Programs, State Regulation
Bureau for Food and Nutrition Services, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for Food and Nutrition Services.
Identifiers: Department of Agriculture; Wisconsin; Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction