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Planning for a Dynamic School Environment: Guidance for Meal Service Flexibilities

" September 30, 2021 - On August 26, USDA delivered a live webinar to State agencies and local program operators providing an overview of nationwide waivers for School Year 2021-2022. Click on the title above for a link to the webinar recording.
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September 30, 2021 - On August 26, USDA delivered a live webinar to State agencies and local program operators providing an overview of nationwide waivers for School Year 2021-2022.

During the webinar, staff discussed scenarios where flexibilities may be utilized and suggestions for planning for the unexpected.

Lastly, resources were shared to further help State agencies and local program operators meet the unique needs of their community.

Please click here to access the webinar recording.

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