ERIC Number: ED394204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Eligibility Guidance for School Meals Manual.
Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
This manual contains information for determining students' eligibility for free and reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, and the Commodity School Program. Guidelines are also offered for schools in the Special Milk Program, which serves free milk to eligible students. The manual describes general requirements, the specific components and requirements of the free and reduced-price policy statement, requirements for public announcements about benefits, and the application process. It offers guidelines to determine income and eligibility, categorical eligibility, and verifiying eligibility for school meals. A glossary of terms is included. (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC.