SCHOOL FOODSERVICE: Congress urged to cut red tape for summer programs

August 2002
FoodService Director;8/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p16
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Reports on a legislation sponsored by U.S. Senator Richard Lugar which encourage schools to keep their cafeterias open throughout the summer to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. Percentage of needy children who receive free meals under the National School Lunch Program have continued access to meals during the summer months; Percentage of increase in the number of schools and organizations that are sponsoring summer meals initiatives in 2001.


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