Public Notice

  • In May 2018, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service notified state agencies and providers of Child Nutrition Programs steps to seek a waiver of statutory or regulatory program requirements (USDA FNS Memo, Child Nutrition Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol-Revised, SP15-2018, CACFP12-2018, SFSP05-2018, May 24, 2018).


    As part of the waiver request, state Child Nutrition Programs and providers are required to notify the public.  Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) and Minnesota Department of Education Food and Nutrition are seeking a waiver requesting that USDA allow the 2019-2020 school year to serve as the Provision 2 base year for breakfast and lunch at the 16 sites.  Specific information is outlined in the waiver request.