National School Lunch Program

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National School Lunch Program

A program in the United States giving subsidies to schools in order to provide free or low-price lunches to eligible children. The NSLP was created in 1946 both to feed underprivileged children and to stabilize food prices for farmers. Counting the number of children eligible for the NSLP is one way of measuring poverty in an area.
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Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to reauthorize various programs, including the national school lunch and breakfast programs, the child and adult care food program, the after-school snack program, the summer food service program, and the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children (WIC).
The current (July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003) cash reimbursement rates are: Free lunch $2.14 Reduced-price lunch $1.74 Paid lunches $0.20 Source: USDA, www.usda.gov Children Served The National School Lunch Act was established in 1946.
Currently, under the National School Lunch Act, schools are required to undergo a food safety inspection by the state or local health department at least twice each school year, post the results in a publicly visible location and provide the results to the public upon request.
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