THE REVISED SCHOOL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1976
380.1272b Nutritional standards; fees; free and reduced price meals; free milk; confidentiality; discrimination; planning and evaluation of meals and other foods.
In all programs established and operated pursuant to section 1272a:
(a) Nutritional standards prescribed by the United States department of agriculture pursuant to section 9 of the national school lunch act, 42 U.S.C. 1758, shall be met and maintained.
(b) The board may charge a fee for meals or milk, but the fee shall not exceed the actual average daily cost, including necessary supervision, of the meal or milk and accessories, less the amount of food and financial assistance received by the board for the meal or milk.
(c) The board shall provide free and reduced price meals and free milk to all pupils eligible under the maximum standards prescribed by the United States department of agriculture pursuant to section 9 of the national school lunch act, 42 U.S.C. 1758; shall ensure the confidentiality of all information contained in applications for eligibility; and shall further ensure that eligible pupils are not discriminated against or overtly identified in any manner.
(d) The board shall provide for parent and pupil participation in the planning and evaluation of school meals and other foods sold or dispensed on school premises.
History: Add. 1977, Act 43, Imd. Eff. June 29, 1977
Popular Name: Act 451
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