Five Reasons to Apply for CEP in 2021
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a powerful tool to reach more students with the health and academic benefits of free school meals.
CEP is a federal option that enables eligible schools to serve a healthy breakfast and lunch free of charge to ALL students, decreases administrative burdens, and streamlines meal program operations.
Federal waivers allow schools to serve meals free of charge to all students in SY 2021-22. And California state law requires schools to serve meals free of charge to all in SY 2022-23.
So why is it important to apply for the Community Eligibility Provision NOW? Join our panel of local and national experts to find out. You’ll learn how schools and students will benefit from enrolling in CEP for the 2021-22 school year. You’ll have opportunities to ask questions and share your insights.
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5 Important Reasons to Apply for CEP Now September 10th, 2021