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USDA Unlikely To Approve NC’s Child Nutrition Waiver

USDA Unlikely To Approve NC’s Child Nutrition Waiver

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is unlikely to approve NC’s request to continue to provide students with free meals regardless of meal eligibility status in the new school year, according to information shared by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI). Dr. Lynn Harvey, Director of School Nutrition Services at DPI, shared the disappointing news she received from the USDA Southeast Regional Director with superintendents on Wednesday.