The PlanSectorGoals & Recommendations

Food Access, Security and Health

Goal 4: Healthy food education and choices for all children and adolescents will be expanded.

Recommendation 4.3: Increase and maximize the use of available food assistance programs fo...

Action 4.3.1

Maximize usage of USDA school food programs, including National School Food Lunch, School Breakfast, and Fruit and Vegetable Programs. Encourage school districts to adopt the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). Support the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) in efforts to develop and adopt guidance that clarifies how funding will be allocated for CEP-eligible school districts.

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