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School Funding Not Impacted by Community Eligibility
The New Jersey Department of Education issued guidance to school districts on the new federal option for meal reimbursement for high-poverty districts. Education Commissioner David Hespe said school funding would not be impacted for the 2014-15 school year, since the budget is already set using October 2013 enrollment counts. He also said the DOE is working on an alternative form. Read on for more info on community eligibility…
Community Eligibility: Everything You Want to Know but Were Afraid to Ask
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET
Community Eligibility (CEP) is a new option to allow schools with high-poverty to offer breakfast and lunch to all students at no charge while also eliminating the administrative burden of meal applications. School districts have until August 31 to notify their state agencies that they would like to opt in for the 2014-15 school year.
Pinnacle Food Service Breakfast Building Grants Program
The Food for Thought School Breakfast Campaign is a partnership of state agencies, child advocates, anti-hunger coalitions, statewide education organizations and national organizations.
Advocates for Children of New Jersey