School Lunch Program

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - 32 pages
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Page 31 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation's children...
Page 10 - The act also specifies exactly how each of these annual appropriations is to be apportioned among the States Section 4 funds are apportioned among the States on the basis of the number of type A lunches previously served by each State and the relationship between each State's per capita income and the per capita income of the United States.
Page 5 - States in accordance with section 4 of the Act on the basis of two factors: (1) The participation rate for the State, and (2) the assistance need rate for the State.
Page 7 - The Bureau of the Budget advises that there is no objection to the presentation of this report and that the enactment of this proposed legislation would be in accord with the President's program. Sincerely yours, ORVILLE L.
Page 4 - School" means the governing body responsible for the administration of a public or nonprofit private "school" of high school grade or under, as recognized under the laws of the State, and, in the case of Puerto Rico, also includes nonprofit child-care centers certified as such by the Governor of Puerto Rico. "School of high school grade or under" shall include preschool programs operated as part of the school system.
Page 4 - School" means any public or nonprofit private school of high school grade or under, including kindergarten and preschool programs operated by such school and, with respect to Puerto Rico, shall also include nonprofit child-care centers certified as such by the Governor of Puerto Rico. (e) "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture.
Page 3 - Lunches served by schools participating in the school-lunch program under this Act shall meet minimum nutritional requirements prescribed by the Secretary on the basis of tested nutritional research...
Page 5 - State educational agency" means, as the State legislature may determine, (1) the chief State school officer (such as the State superintendent of public instruction, commissioner of education, or similar officer), or (2) a board of education controlling the State department of education. (c) "Nonprofit private school...
Page 3 - These factors shall be applied in the following manner: First, determine an index for each State by multiplying factors (1) and (2) ; second, divide this index by the sum of the indices for all such States; and, third, apply the figure thus obtained to the total funds to be apportioned.

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