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USDA Extends Community Eligibility Deadline

USDA announced the deadline for school districts to elect to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is extended. School districts now have until August 31, 2014 to notify their state agency for the 2014-2015 school year. The previous deadline was June 30, 2014. State agencies must accept elections submitted on or before August 31 and are strongly encouraged to accept elections after that date as well. More...

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Summer Food Participation Grows Across Nation

In 2013, for the first time in a decade, the number of low-income children eating summer meals saw a substantial increase year-over-year, according to a new report released by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). More...

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Urge cosponsorship of Summer Meals Act

Ask Congress Members to cosponsor the Summer Meals Act, which expands SFSP access, and simplifies program administration for sponsors. More...

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