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Student Eligibility Carryover in the 2021-2022 SY

This memorandum provides School Food Authorities (SFAs) participating in the federal Child Nutrition Programs with clarification regarding student eligibility carryover in the 2021-2022 School Year (SY).

Additional clarification regarding eligibility carryover for the 2022-2023 SY is forthcoming from USDA and will be posted to the Child Nutrition Knowledge Center (CNKC) when received.

Eligibility Carryover

Adult Selling Prices

Adult Selling Prices

Breakfast

  • Schools that receive regular reimbursement for breakfast must charge a minimum of $2.08 plus tax for an adult breakfast meal.
  • Schools that receive severe need reimbursement for breakfast must charge a minimum of $2.46 plus tax for an adult breakfast meal.

Lunch

  • Schools that receive under 60% ($3.7199) for lunch must charge a minimum of $4.12 plus tax for an adult lunch.

School Year Calendars- Non-public SFAs Only

All non-public School Food Authorities (SFAs) are required to submit their established school year calendar by Recipient Agency (RA) to the Child Nutrition Program Administration office (CN) each school year. Residential Childcare Institutions (RCCI) and Jails are exempt from this process.

The 2022-2023 school year runs from July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023. Calendars for the 2022-2023 school year must be submitted via email to cn@nysed.gov by September 30, 2022.

**Updated**Options and Flexibilities in Response to Supply Chain Issues

Original memo dated July 2, 2021.  Guidance has been added to the end of this memo.

The Child Nutrition Program Office is aware that School Food Authorities (SFAs) may be experiencing challenges regarding procuring distributors and receiving bid responses in preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, and that this causes great concern about the ability to acquire needed items.

This guidance outlines options available to SFAs encountering these difficulties.

NYS CNP Waiver Request

The New York State Education Department (SED) is requesting the following waiver from USDA requirements:

  1. Request to Waive Monitoring Requirements of the National School Lunch/School Breakfast Program, and the Summer Food Service Program During COVID-19.

This waiver has not been approved at this time. Further guidance will be made available upon approval.

NYS CNP Waiver Request

The New York State Education Department (SED) is requesting the following waiver from USDA requirements:

1. Request to Waive the 60-day claim for reimbursement deadlines for July – December 2020. 

This waiver has not been approved at this time. Further guidance will be made available upon approval.

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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