Local Education Agencies that used cafeteria funds for unallowable purposes should, by June 30, 2014, review all guidance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the California Department of Education to better understand what these funds can be used for.
The Bakersfield City School District has established a binder that includes all USDA and CDE regulations pertaining to guidance on the allowable use of cafeteria funds. This binder has been reviewed by the District's Nutrition Services Director. Additional the Director and the Supervisor of the Nutrition Services Department are attending CDE workshops and webinars that focus on the administration of cafeteria funds.
By June 30, 2014, Bakersfield City School District staff will review all guidance from the USDA and CDE to better understand what these funds may be used for.
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