ECB recommends universal school meals program

The New York State Educational Conference Board, a consortium of seven statewide educational organizations, including SAANYS, is calling on lawmakers to launch a statewide universal school meals program.

In a paper released today, the ECB also recommends several steps to expand the reach of current state and federal school meal programs, streamline the eligibility process for students and reduce costs for school districts as part of the universal approach.

Read the full paper here.