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Schools Aim to Feed Students – Including Remote Learners – This Fall

Pittsburgh Post Gazette, authors Bob Batz Jr., Joshua Axelrod, and Dan Gigler, August 24, 2020

This article provides an overview of how schools have adapted their meal services to accommodate both remote learners and students physically attending schools in the Pittsburg, Pennsylvania area. In the Penn-Trafford School District, students will dine in the cafeteria. [Read More]

2020-09-02T09:59:10-05:00September 2nd, 2020|

DeKalb Schools Partner with Atlanta Community Food Bank to Distribute Meals for Students

11alive.com, author Jason Braverman, August 25, 2020

The Dekalb County Public School District in Georgia has partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to distribute food once a week to children who are in school and learning virtually at home. Food bundles will be available for pickup at DeKalb County Schools on Thursdays beginning [Read More]

2020-09-02T09:59:05-05:00September 2nd, 2020|

Questions and Answers for the Child Nutrition Programs during School Year 2020-21 – #5



The USDA, FNS has released an additional memo to help provide clarification to state agencies operating school food programs during school re-openings during the COVID-19 crisis. The memo provides information about additional waivers, and includes questions and answers to assist school nutrition professionals.


The full memo is available online, here: 

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2020-09-02T09:59:03-05:00September 2nd, 2020|

Waiver Alert! Four Nationwide SFSP Waivers Extended

School Nutrition Association

The SNA has published information about the USDA extending school meal program waivers in on an easy-to-navigate landing page. Waivers regard allowing non-congregate feeding, meal pattern flexibility, area eligibility waivers, and allowances for parents to pick up meals for children.

Link to the announcement and waivers, here: [Read More]

2020-09-02T09:59:00-05:00September 2nd, 2020|
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