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School nutrition programs continue to face financial challenges, SNA study reveals

Over half of respondents reported a financial loss last school year, and 62% anticipate one this year.

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Schools and state officials celebrate National School Lunch Week

In honor of this year’s theme, Now Playing: School Lunch, many schools are using movies to highlight school meals.

The waivers allow schools to serve any child 18 and under for free through June 30.

Guests can preorder dinner and then pick it up to enjoy at home.

FSDs share new challenges, goals and what they’ve gleaned so far.

After twice delaying the start of in-person instruction, the district is now welcoming back students at all grade levels.

The legislation, which was signed into law Thursday morning, would allow the USDA to further extend all Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option meal waivers.

The legislation will add almost $8 billion in funding for school nutrition programs.

Schools and after-school care centers with state agency approval will now be able to serve at-risk meals and snacks regardless of location.

Any child under 18 can now receive free breakfast and lunch for Saturday.

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