Experiences of the States and Districts That Eliminated Reduced-price Fees

Brown, Kay
July 2009
GAO Reports;7/17/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article offers information on the Eliminated Reduced-price Fees, two largest federal school meal programs, the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) structure in the U.S. These school programs aim to address problems of hunger, food insecurity, and poor nutrition by providing nutritious meals to children in schools. However, with the current economic condition in the country, the (ERP) program is in danger of being stopped, due to lack of state funding.


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