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Mark Twain Union ESD |  BP  3552  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Summer Meal Program   

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The Governing Board recognizes that child nutrition programs have a positive and direct impact upon children's well-being and achievement. To help students and other children in the community remain well-nourished throughout the summer vacation, the district shall sponsor a summer meal program as approved by the California Department of Education (CDE).

(cf. 3550 - Food Service/Child Nutrition Program)

(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced Price Meals)

(cf. 5030 - Student Wellness)

(cf. 5141.27 - Food Allergies/Special Dietary Needs)

The Superintendent or designee shall recommend to the Board one or more sites for meal services based on state and federal program criteria and an assessment of family and community needs. When feasible, the Superintendent or designee shall involve local governmental agencies, food banks, and/or community organizations in identifying suitable site locations. The site(s) shall be approved by the CDE before meal service is initiated.

The summer meal program may be offered in conjunction with educational enrichment or recreational activities in order to encourage participation in other wellness and learning opportunities.

(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)

(cf. 1330.1 - Joint Use Agreements)

(cf. 5148 - Child Care and Development)

(cf. 5148.2 - Before/After School Programs)

(cf. 6142.7 - Physical Education and Activity)

(cf. 6177 - Summer School)

The Superintendent or designee shall develop and coordinate outreach and promotional activities to inform parents/guardians and the community about the availability of the summer meal program and its location(s) and hours.

(cf. 1100 - Communication with the Public)

(cf. 1112 - Media Relations)

(cf. 1113 - District and School Web Sites)

The Superintendent or designee shall maintain accurate records of all meals served and shall ensure the timely submission of reimbursement claims in accordance with state procedures.

(cf. 3551 - Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund)

The Superintendent or designee shall regularly report to the Board regarding program implementation, number of participants at each site, feedback from participating children and their parents/guardians regarding menus and service, and program costs. As needed, the Board shall direct the Superintendent or designee to identify program modifications to increase program quality or children's access to meal services.

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

(cf. 3555 - Nutrition Program Compliance)

Legal References:

EDUCATION CODE

49430-49434 Pupil Nutrition, Health, and Achievement Act of 2001

49490-49494 School breakfast and lunch programs

49500-49505 School meals

49510-49520 Nutrition

49530-49536 Child Nutrition Act

49547-49548.3 Comprehensive nutrition services

49550-49562 Meals for needy students

49570 National School Lunch Act

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

15510 Mandatory meals for needy students

15550-15565 School lunch and breakfast programs

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

1751-1769i School lunch programs, including:

1758b Local wellness policy

1761 Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Feeding Option

1771-1792 Child nutrition, especially:

1773 School breakfast program

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 7

210.1-210.31 National School Lunch Program

220.1-220.22 National School Breakfast Program

225.1-225.20 Summer Food Service Program

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Providing Access to Nutritious Meals During Summer, Policy Brief, June 2010

Monitoring for Success: Student Wellness Policy Implementation Monitoring Report and Guide, 2007

Student Wellness: A Healthy Food and Physical Activity Policy Resource Guide, rev. April 2006

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MANAGEMENT BULLETINS

USDA-SFSP-06-2008 Summer Food Service Program Outreach Requirement Clarification, October 2008

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PUBLICATIONS

The Summer Food Service Program: Food That's In When School is Out, 2010, Nutrition Guidance for Sponsors, rev. March 2010

The Summer Food Service Program: Food That's In When School is Out, 2010 Site Supervisor's Guide, rev. January 2010

The Summer Food Service Program: Food That's In When School is Out, 2010 Monitor's Guide, rev. January 2010

The Summer Food Service Program: Food That's In When School is Out, 2010 Administrative Guidance for Sponsors, rev. December 2009

National School Lunch Program's Seamless Summer Option Questions and Answers, 2009

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Center for Research on Women and Families, Summer Meal Program Coalition: http://www.ccrwf.org

California Department of Education, Nutrition: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu

California Food Policy Advocates: http://www.cfpa.net

California School Nutrition Association: http://www.calsna.org

Child Nutrition Information and Payment System: https://www.cnips.ca.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service: http://www.fns.usda.gov

Regulation MARK TWAIN UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: June 9, 2016 Angels Camp, California