The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in more than 94,000 public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to more than 32 million children each school day. Established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946, the program will celebrate its 65th anniversary in 2011.
- National School Lunch Week - Proclamation
- A Signed Letter from Michelle Obama Praising the Work of School Nutrition Professionals
- Free and Reduced Meal Applications and Eligibility
Applications, Direct Certification, Eligibility Determination, Public release, Fair Hearing Procedures, Income Eligibility Guidelines, Limited Disclosure, Provision 2, Reimbursement Rates, and Verification
- Meal Requirements and Nutrition Assessment
Alternate Protein Products, Competitive Foods, School Meals Initiative, Grain/Bread Instruction, Yogurt Rule/Q & A
- The AfterSchool Snack Program for NSLP
- Other Materials & Resources
- Provision 2
- Summer Feeding Options
- The Fiscal Year 2012 Wisconsin School Meals Eligibility Data Report
This data report provides schoolfiscal year enrollment figures including the number of children approved for free/reduced price meals and the % of children approved for free/reduced price meals in Wisconsin public schools. This information is used in the determination of Tier I eligibility for Family Day Care Homes and Summer Food Service Program sites.
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