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Community Eligibility Provision 101 Webinar

On September 26, 2023, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published a final rule, Child Nutrition Programs: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) - Increasing Options for Schools External link opens in new window or tab., with an effective date of October 26, 2023. The final rule lowered the minimum Identified Student Percentage (ISP) threshold from 40 percent to 25 percent. As a result, more students, households, and schools have the opportunity to experience CEP’s benefits.

Webinar Details

FNS is hosting a webinar to provide an overview of the CEP for interested school food authorities.

The webinar will be offered with closed captioning. Participants who require a different accessibility tool to participate in this webinar should reach out to for assistance as soon as possible.

Contact Information

If you have questions about webinar logistics or content, please contact

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
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