Government takes steps to make feeding low-income school kids easier

By USDA Food and Nutrition Service USDA announced recently that Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee were selected to participate in the initial year of an innovative universal free meal service option that makes it easier for low-income children to receive meals in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. The “Community Eligibility Option” will allow schools in high-poverty areas to [...]

By |2011-06-22T14:53:10-04:00June 23, 2011|

New system to manage nutrition program input

The Kentucky Department of Education has awarded a contract to Colyar Consulting Group to provide a new claims and application/agreement system for school and community nutrition programs. The system will be phased in over time, with full implementation finished in two years. File photo by Amy Wallot; April 2010 The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has awarded a [...]

By |2020-09-24T11:06:25-04:00June 9, 2011|
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