SNA Again Urges Congress to Ease Financial Pressure on Schools

Group cites USDA estimates that the new school meal standards will force local school districts and states to absorb $1.22 billion in new food, labor and administrative costs in FY 2015.

The USDA estimates that the new school meal standards will force local school districts and states to absorb $1.22 billion in new food, labor and administrative costs in Fiscal Year 2015, up from $362 million in FY 2014. Consequently, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) is again calling on Congress to take immediate steps to ease the financial strain on cash-strapped school districts. 

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