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2009 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act

As a result of collaboration among the State Departments of Education, Public Health, and Food and Agriculture, this executive summary presents recommendations to Congress to improve Child Nutrition and WIC programs.

The California Perspective Executive Summary

Investing in Our Children for the 21st Century - 2009 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act (PDF; 1MB; Posted Jul-2009)
The State Superintendent of Public Instruction collaborated with the California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Food and Agriculture to develop policy recommendations on how to best improve the Child Nutrition and Women, Infants, and Children Program Supplement Nutrition Programs. Many of these recommendations were incorporated into the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) which authorizes funding for federal school meal and child nutrition programs and increases access to healthy food for low-income children.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 4, 2015

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