SCHIP School Disclosure Agreement 2010 Public and private schools in North Dakota can share their free and reduced price eligibility with the Department of Human Services (DHS) for the purpose of enrolling children in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This is allowed if the district/school enters into an agreement with DHS to share the information and if the school provides parents the opportunity to opt-out of sharing their child(ren)’s information.
Meal Pricing Federal regulations provide guidance on pricing student and adult meals.
Safe and Ready to Learn (External link) Data suggest that the number of students with reported food allergy is on the rise. Life-threatening reactions can occur at school, and school personnel are increasingly involved in managing food allergies in their student populations. This webpage provides resources to help you develop and improve policies and practices that support the safety, well-being, and success of students with life-threatening food allergies.
Healthier US School Challenge, HUSSC USDA has created a very special award for exemplary school nutrition programs that take specific steps to improve their school environment and address obesity. Menu criteria include serving fresh fruits and vegetables, serving whole grain foods, and offering beans/legumes once a week. Call or write Deb Egeland in our office for assistance.