Montgomery County students could soon lose USDA meal waivers, CMCSS responds | ClarksvilleNow.com

Montgomery County students could soon lose USDA meal waivers, CMCSS responds | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Students with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System could soon lose access to free meal waivers provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through a program which is set to expire on Thursday, June 30. The waivers are part of the USDA Child Nutrition Program, which has provided free meals to CMCSS students for the past two years. CMCSS spokesperson Anthony Johnson told Clarksville Now that the USDA has yet to say if the waivers are on the table the upcoming school year. “The USDA has not indicated they will be extending the waiver for school districts to continue offering no-cost student meals for the 2022-2023 school year. For the past two school years, CMCSS has been able to provide breakfast and lunch meals at no …
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