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The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act allows USDA, for the first time in over 30 years, opportunity to make real reforms to the school lunch and breakfast programs by improving the critical nutrition and hunger safety net for millions of children.

School day Just Got Healthier - Learn about major improvements  being made across the country to transform school food and to promote better nutrition and reduce obesity.

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (December 17, 2010) (PDF)

HHFKA Implementation Chart for School Nutrition Programs (March 21, 2011) (WORD)

Use of Social Security Numbers in Child Nutrition Programs (March 9, 2011) (PDF)

Direct Certification (March 7, 2011) (PDF)

Cooperation with Program Research in the Child Nutrition Programs (March 8, 2011) (PDF)

Equity in School Lunch Pricing (March 11, 2011) (PDF)

Community Eligibility Option (March 15, 2011) (PDF)

Categorical Eligibility of Foster Children (March 16, 2011) (PDF)


For additional information, please contact:

Vonda Cooke (Fekete) | Division Chief
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Division of Food and Nutrition
333 Market Street | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 800.331.0129
RA-NSLP@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us