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Hunger Solutions New York has recently released a newsletter highlighting Community Eligibility, an exciting opportunity for schools this upcoming school year that allows schools to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students.. Check out this new resource to learn more about how more school districts across New York State can alleviate hunger in their schools with high percentages of low income students.
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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities recently released report, "Identifying Low-Income Students in Community Eligibility Schools for “Title I” Purposes" addresses concerns with eliminating applications as a data source in schools implementing the Community Eligibility Provision. This report explains the options available to schools or school districts implementing the Community Eligibility Provision to assess students’ income levels. Drawing from the comprehensive policy guidance from the U.S. Department of Education, this report outlines the wide range of options districts have to choose from so they can implement community eligibility with minimal interference with Title I.
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The School Nutrition Association (SNA), in partnership with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) hosted a a series of webinars on the new Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). SNA's Webinar Wednesday series devoted four webinars on CEP which have been archived and are available for review. These webinars cover a broad range of topics related to the implementation of CEP. As New York school's begin to consider CEP implementation in the 2013-2014 school year, this webinar series is a comprehensive resource that provides indepth information and resources.
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Public Health Live! webcast "School Meals: An Integral Part of the School Day" is now available online featuring Margo G. Wootan, D.Sc. from the Center for Science in the Public Interest and Jessica L. Pino, LMSW from Hunger Solutions New York. Presenters discussed school nutrition and academic achievement, the changes brought by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, and the expanded options for providing school meals.
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FRAC has released its February 2014 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Brief: "School Breakfast: Reaching More, Children, Making Breakfast Better." The Brief notes the benefits of a strong breakfast program and includes recommendations for actions that should be taken by the reauthorization.
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published its evaluation of the Community Eligibility Provision. A key finding in this evaluation is the fact that the Community Eligibility Provision correlated with significantly higher student participation in both the NSLP and the SBP.
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The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) writes for the National Parent Teacher Association on "Relieving Family Budgets Through Universal-Free Breakfast in the Classroom" and the benefits of providing free school breakfast to all children.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, Summer Food Service Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program’s (CACFP) At-risk After-school Snack/Supper Program are federal entitlement programs that ensure that the places where children learn, play, develop, and are cared for are able to provide healthy food to meet nutritional needs of the children who need it the most.
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Hunger Solutions New York has released its School Breakfast Report - Success Begins With School Breakfast: School Breakfast Participation in New York State Schools (2012-2013 School Year). The report examines program participation, successful practices currently implemented in New York State school districts, and recommendations for improved participation.
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Hunger Solutions New York's 2012-2013 annual report including successes and financials.

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