In an effort to reduce paperwork at the local level, Congress has incorporated into Section 11(a)(1) of the National School Lunch Act three alternative provisions to the normal requirements for annual determinations of eligibility for free and reduced price school meals and daily meal counts by type (free, reduced price and paid meals) at the point of service.
- Special Provisions Eligibility Worksheet (xls)
- Provisions 1, 2 & 3 Fact Sheet link to USDA
- Special Provisions Cost Analysis (xls)
- USDA Provision 2 Guidance link to USDA
Community Eligibility Provision Resources