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9/28/2023 State Reimbursement for Reduced Price Breakfast - Schools Offering Universal Breakfast

9/28/2023 USDA's Revised Menu Planner for Schools

9/28/2023 Final Rule Reduces CEP ISP Threshold from 40% to 25% for SY 2024-2025

9/28/2023 The verification process begins on October 1, 2023, and the Verification Report is due on November 28, 2023.

9/28/2023 New Verification Letter Sample Templates Suite (English and Spanish)

9/27/2023 Updated Guidance on the Infant Meal Pattern

9/27/2023 Updated Guidance on Meal Service during an Unanticipated School Closure

9/21/2023 Grant Available for NSLP and SBP CEs

9/19/2023 Scholarships Available for CACFP Event

8/29/2023 USDA Awards Healthy Meals Incentives Grants Nationwide with 18 Texas Districts Receiving up to $150,000

8/29/2023 Important Information about Health Coverage among Child Nutrition Program Participants

8/25/2023 NEW! Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule

8/1/2023 New Waiver Allowing Non-Congregate Summer Feeding in Extreme Heat

8/1/2023 Now Available! Child Nutrition Database Release 26

8/1/2023 Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards for School Food Authorities

7/14/2023 Self-certification Option to Increase Micro-purchase Threshold

7/10/2023 RELEASE: Complete Administrator’s Reference Manual (ARM)

7/10/2023 RELEASE: School Meal Household Applications

7/10/2023 Paid Lunch Equity (PLE) for School Year (SY) 2023-2024

7/10/2023 Universal Free Feeding

7/10/2023 CSFP Participant Rights and Responsibilities Form

7/7/2023 COVID-19 Page on SquareMeals.org Retired

7/7/2023 Remaining COVID-19 Flexibilities and Keep Kids Fed Act Provisions Expired June 30, 2023

7/6/2023 NSLP Transitional Sodium Limits effective July 1, 2023

7/6/2023 SY2023-2024 TX-UNPS Allocation Starting Date

6/28/2023 Attachment B Upload opens July 1, 2023

6/27/2023 USDA Foods Updates

6/27/2023 MENU Module will be offline after August 31, 2023

2/1/2023 TDA Jobs

1/23/2023 Streamlined SFSP Application Review

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
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