Verification Overview (Including Free and Reduced Price)
This section offers resources providing a brief overview of determining free and reduced priced eligibility and verification processes. To learn more about these processes, reference the following resources:
- Determining Free and Reduced Price Eligibility and Verification Processes "In a Nutshell"
- "Overview of Free/Reduced/Verification" DPI webcast coming soon!
USDA, Midwest Regional Office (MWRO) and Department of Public Instruction School Nutrition Team (DPI SNT) Memos and Guidance
Application and Eligibility Determination
- Beginning Verification before October 1: Guidance to Local Educational Agencies SP 42-2017, 09/08/17
- Ensuring Access to Free and Reduced Price Meals for Low-Income Students SP 43-2016, 06/30/16
Verification for Cause in the School Meal Programs SP 13-2012, 02/10/2012
Verification of Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program DPI SNT, 10/01/16