Co-hosted by the National Rural Education Association and AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
The Community Eligibility Provision allows high-need schools and districts to offer meals at no cost to all students and eliminates the need for household school meal applications. Schools that implement community eligibility often see increased participation in the School Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Program and reduced paperwork burden. Schools in rural communities are an important access point for nutritious meals for low-income students and offering meals through community eligibility can help ensure students have access to the healthy meals they need to succeed. Join FRAC, the National Rural Education Association and AASA, The School Superintendents Association to learn more about the benefits of community eligibility and how to implement it from rural school administrators.