Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Community Eligibility Provision
Twenty One (21) Greenville County Schools locations will be participating in the Community Eligibility Provision for the 2017-2018 school year. Section 104(a) of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 amended section 11(a)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1759a (a) (1)) (the law) to provide an alternative to household applications for free and reduced-price meals in local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with increased levels of low-income students. This alternative is referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision. All students enrolled in the participating schools may participate in the breakfast and lunch program at no charge to them.