SDE: National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

National School Lunch Program (NSLP)


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The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.


Program Guidance


  Online Agreements and Claiming
  Procedures, User IDs, Passwords and Access [PDF]     
  Online Security Enhancements [PDF]

  Operational Memos
  Federal and state requirements and guidance for operating the NSLP

  Program Guidance
  Requirements and guidance for the NSLP


Resources



Contact


CSDE School Nutrition Programs Staff
Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Health, Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education
25 Industrial Park Road, Middletown, CT 06457
Telephone: 860-807-2050
Fax: 860-807- 2127



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