Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010

New Meal Patterns for School Meal Programs: 

On January 26, 2012 USDA published the final rules regarding School Lunch and School Breakfast Meal Patterns and Nutrition Standards. The New Meal Pattern requirements are currently in effect. School Food Authorities (SFAs) can access information about the new meal patterns including question and answer documents and sample menus by clicking here.

  • Click here to link to the USDA Child Nutrition Reauthorization webpage.
  • Click here to link to the USDA School Meal Pattern webpage.

Lunch Equity

As a reminder, SFAs must calculate the weighted average paid lunch prices to ensure they are in compliance with the Paid Lunch Equity requirements for School Year (SY) 2018-2019, see USDA policy memo, SP 12-2018 Paid Lunch Equity: Guidance for School Year 2018-2019 for details, and the PLE Tool for SY 2018-2019 to assist SFAs as they make these required calculations.

Indirect Cost Guidance

On September 30, 2016 USDA published policy memo SP 60-2016: Indirect Cost Guidance.

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