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Waiver of School Meal Mandate

The following is an example of language that has previously been used when state board has considered school meal mandate waivers.
To Waive the Summer Session

49550(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, each school district or county superintendent of schools maintaining any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, shall provide for each needy pupil one nutritionally adequate free or reduced-price meal during each schoolday, except for family day care homes that shall be reimbursed for 75 percent of the meals served.

(b) In order to comply with subdivision (a), a school district or county office of education may use funds made available through any federal or state program the purpose of which includes the provision of meals to a pupil, including the federal School Breakfast Program, the federal National School Lunch Program, the federal Summer Food Service Program, the federal Seamless Summer Option, or the state meal program, or may do so at the expense of the school district or county office of education.

The strike-out indicates the exact language being waived but is still valid.

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Questions:   Waiver Office| waiver@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0824
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