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Overview of nutrition support provided by the California Department of Education (CDE).

Nutrition Services - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.

Education and Training - CalEdFacts
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Local Wellness Policy - CalEdFacts
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Meal Programs - CalEdFacts
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Child Nutrition Information and Payment System - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
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  • CEP Application and Increasing ISP (added 24-Oct-2016)
    Management Bulletin SNP-19-2016, USDA FNS Policy Memo SP 15-2016: Community Eligibility Provision Application and Increasing Identified Student Percentage.