Tag: free meal

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

USDA final rule expands free meal access at high-poverty schools

September 26, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a statement called the final rule “an important step” toward achieving President Joe Biden’s commitment to create a pathway for 9 million more students to receive free school meals by 2032. “Increasing access to […]


USDA looks to make final call on free meal expansion, school nutrition in April 2024

June 20, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects to release final rules in April 2024 on two important school meal proposals, one to expand free meals served to all students at high-poverty schools and the other to heighten nutrition guidance. The first […]