Delaware K-12 schools will have the option to continue offering free nutritious school meals during the 2021-2022 school year, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) announced today. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) released a group of waivers and eligibility guidelines allowing schools to offer meals without determining eligibility based on the student’s household income.
The Delaware Department of Education has received a waiver from the federal government to allow school nutrition programs to provide meals to students during the closure.
Districts, charter schools and community partners across the state are providing free meals to children in their communities so they don’t go hungry while school is out.
Delaware’s First Lady is leading effort to ensure children have regular access to healthy meals WILMINGTON, Del. – First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney and the Delaware Department of Education are asking for your help in letting Delaware residents know of the availability of free meals this summer for children in need. The Summer Food Service […]
Lt. Governor, Seaford School District Announce New District-Wide Elementary School Breakfast Program
Lt. Governor, Seaford School District Announce New District-Wide Elementary School Breakfast Program DOVER, DE – Yesterday, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn was joined by Seaford School District officials to announce that the Seaford School District is the first Delaware school district to join his campaign to allow students to eat breakfast in the classroom in all […]