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Free School Meals FAQ

Answers to your frequently asked questions (PDF)

The Free School Meals bill is effective for the  July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024 school year.

This legislation provides the reimbursement for a free breakfast and lunch to students who receive meals through their school’s participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP).

Schools that participate in the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National School Lunch Program (NSLP) must now participate in the state funded Free School Meals Program.

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