Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

CN Related Commissioner's Memos

CNU-21-012: Prior Approval Process for School Food Authority (SFA) Equipment Purchases
 
CNU-21-011: Annual Training for Districts and Food Service Management Companies over the Procurement Process School Year 2021-2022
 
CNU-21-010: On-Site Review Requirements
 
CNU-21-009: National School Lunch Program Verification Collection Report
 
CNU-21-008: United States Department of Agriculture extends meal service at no cost to students through June 30, 2021

CNU-21-007: Registration of Food Service Management Companies SY 2021-2022 Memo Information

CNU-21-006: United States Department of Agriculture Extends Free Meals for Students Through December 31, 2020

CNU-21-005: Application for Alternate I or Alternate II Verification Sample Size

CNU-21-004: School Year 2020-2021 Meal Pattern Changes

CNU-21-003: National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grants- Fiscal Year 2020

CNU-21-002: Reimbursement Rates for Child Nutrition Programs 2020-2021 School Year; Non-Reimbursable Meal Prices

CNU-21-001: National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program USDA Waivers for SY 2020-2021

CNU-20-036: Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Election Procedures for SY2020 - 2021

FIN-20-045: Classified Employee Minimum Hourly Wage for 2020-2021

FIN-20-044: Purchase Price Threshold for Bidding Commodities

CNU-20-035: Child Nutrition Nationwide Waiver Extensions

COM-20-114: Classified Employees with Paid Breaks and FLSA

CNU-20-034: Identified Student Percentage Reporting

CNU-20-033: Paid Lunch Equity Guidance for School Year 2020-21

CNU-20-032: Child Health Advisory Committee Recommendations: SY 2020-21 Maximum Portion Size List

CNU-20-031: Summer Feeding Programs SU 2019-2020

CNU-20-030: Funding Opportunity – Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program SY 2020-2021

CNU-20-028: Fruit Meal Pattern Requirements in the School Breakfast Program

CNU-20-027: Soliciting Bids for Processed USDA Donated Foods

CNU-20-026: Crediting Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs Memo Information

CNU-20-025: Hiring Requirements for Child Nutrition Directors

CNU-20-024: Fiscal Action Related to Child Nutrition

CNU-20-023: Wellness Committee Responsibilities

CNU-20-022: USDA Wellness Policy Requirements: Is Your District Due for a Triennial Assessment?

CNU-20-021: Afterschool Snack Program, Availability, and Requirements

CNU-20-019: Meal Modifications to Accommodate Students with Disabilities in School Meal Programs

CNU-20-018: 2020-2021 Severe Need

CNU-20-017: Reminder: Requirements for Students Transferring Meal Eligibility from Provision to non-Provision Schools

CNU-20-016: Salad Bars in the National School Lunch Program

CNU-20-015: Local Foods Guide and Adherence to the Buy American Requirements

CNU-20-014: Minimizing Food Waste

CNU-20-013: Re-Service of Milk

CNU-20-012: National School Lunch Program Verification Collection Report

CNU-20-011: Registration of Food Service Management Companies SY2020-2021

CNU-20-010: New Food Items: Crediting Foods in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Afterschool Snack Programs

CNU-20-009: Best Practices for School Meal Applications

CNU-20-008: Child Nutrition Application for Alternate I or Alternate II Verification Sample Size

CNU-20-007: Smart Snacks Regulations and Second Trays - Update

CNU-20-006: SY2019-2020 Unpaid Meal Charges

CNU-20-005: National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grants- Fiscal Year 2019

CNU-20-004: Reimbursement Rates for Child Nutrition Programs 2019-2020 School Year; Non-Reimbursable Meal Prices

CNU-20-003: Micro-purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds for Procurement in Child Nutrition Programs

CNU-20-001: State Agency (SA) Prior Approval Process for School Food Authority (SFA) Equipment Purchases

CNU-19-037: Child Nutrition Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements beginning July 1, 2019

CNU-19-026: FY 2019 Child and Adult Care Food Program Guidance

CNU-19-024: Wellness and Smart Snack: Documenting the Nine Special Event Days in the eSchool Calendar

CNU-19-019: Flexibility in Effective Date of Free or Reduced Price Meal Eligibility

CNU-18-018: Providing Free and Reduced Meal Status Information for School Districts for Concurrent Credit

CNU-19-017: Clarification on the Milk and Water Requirements in School Meal Programs

CNU-19-009: Change in Federal Micro and Small Purchase Threshold for School Food Authorities

CNU-19-004: School Food Service Account Revenue from the Sale of Non-Program Foods

CNU-19-002: Eligibility Manual for Determining Student Meal Status

LS-18-080: Wellness Committee Responsibilities: School Health Index Assessment

FIN-18-047: Act 1124 of 2017 - Purchase Price Threshold for Bidding Commodities

COM-18-059: Contracting with Family/Household Members of Employees Under Ark. Code Ann. § 6-24-107

CNU-18-037: Procurement Policy Requirement for Child Nutrition Programs: Written Code of Conduct for Employees Involved in Procurement in Child Nutrition Programs

CNU-18-036: Milk Substitutions in Child Nutrition Programs

CNU-18-035:  APSCN Financial Expenditure Codes for School Food Authorities using Contracted Services in Child Nutrition Programs

CNU-18-032: Guidance Regarding Act 575 and Child Nutrition Allowable Expenses

CNU-18-026: Assessing Proposed Costs for Nutrition Education and Marketing Materials

CNU-18-025: Policy Updates on Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meals Programs

CNU-18-016: Regulations and Processes Impacting the Payment of the Child Nutrition Claims for Reimbursement

CNU-18-009: Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision in the Child Nutrition Programs

CNU-18-006: Grain- Based Desserts in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

CNU-18-005: Flexibility for Co-Mingled Preschool Meals; Questions and Answers

COM-18-002: Act 1118 of 2017 - Concurrent Credit

CNU-17-048: Web-Based Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications

CNU-17-046: Exam Fee Reductions and Waivers for Students in CEP Schools

CNU-17-030: Child Nutrition Administrative Review Required Public Notification

CNU-17-027: Wellness Policies: Tips for Addressing Policies for Food and Beverage Marketing

CNU-17-020: Required On-Site Review of Child Nutrition Programs including Revised On-Site Review Form

CNU-17-019: Child Nutrition Monitoring of Vending Machines

CNU-17-016: Wellness Policy Requirements: Updates from USDA Final Rule

CNU-17-013: Wellness Committee Responsibilities: A Joint Memo from ADE Child Nutrition and School Health Services

CNU-17-003: Unpaid Meal Charges: Local Meal Charge Policy and Clarification on Collection of Delinquent Meal Payments

CNU-17-001: Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Questions and Answers (Q&A)

CNU-16-046: How to Operate a “Self-Sustaining” Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

CNU-16-044: Smart Snacks in Arkansas Schools: Providing, Selling, and “9 Special Event Days”

CNU-16-043: Healthy Snacks for Designated Testing Days

CNU-16-010: Year to Date Financial Reports Available On Line

FIN-15-114: Guidance on Prohibition of Separation by Gender during Child Nutrition Program Meal Service

FIN-15-050: Farm to School and School Garden Expenses

FIN-15-048: Enhancing the School Food Safety Program

FIN-15-041: On-line Fees in School Meals Programs

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