Special Milk Program

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This Program is available to schools that do not participate in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs and for children in half-day pre-kindergarten and half-day kindergarten classes that are in schools with the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, but who do not have access to the programs.  The federal subsidy, per 8 ounces of milk, keeps milk costs lower to families and helps farmers by encouraging the consumption of milk.

 

AUTHORITY:

Federal Statute:        U.S. Child Nutrition Act PL 89-642

Federal Regulation:  7 CFR, Chapter II, Part 215

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FUNDING SOURCE(S):

State-                          

Federal-                       100%

Special Revenue-       

Total-                           $0.57m

 

NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: 3.7 million annually; 22,000 daily