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124D.115 School breakfast program.

Subdivision 1. Purpose. The purpose of the school breakfast program is to provide affordable morning nutrition to children so that they can effectively learn.

Subd. 2. Program. The state school breakfast program enables schools participating in the federal School Breakfast Program to cover their costs for breakfast.

Subd. 3. Program reimbursement. (a) State funds are provided to reimburse school breakfasts. Each school year, the state must reimburse schools in the amount of 5.1 cents for each fully paid breakfast and for each free and reduced price breakfast not eligible for the "severe need" rate.

(b) In addition to paragraph (a), each school year the state must reimburse schools 10.5 cents for each free and reduced price breakfast not eligible for the "severe need" rate if between 33 and 40 percent of the school lunches served during the second preceding school year were served free or at a reduced price.

HIST: 1993 c 224 art 8 s 2; 1994 c 647 art 8 s 7; 1998 c 397 art 7 s 77,164