COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 20
April 18, 1997

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Federal Program Review of the School Nutrition Programs

 
  According to the Code of Federal Regulations 7, Section 210.18
  the Department of Education is required to conduct an
  administrative review of the accountability of the school
  breakfast and lunch programs in each school food authority
  (school division) once every five years.  The purpose of the
  reviews is to determine compliance with required regulations,
  standards,  state, and federal laws.  For your information,
  the schedule for the next five years is attached.

  A tentative schedule for School Year 1997-98 also is attached. 
  School divisions scheduled for next year should review the
  dates and advise the School Nutrition Programs Office of any
  conflicts due to holidays, scheduled breaks, or examination
  schedules by June 15, 1997.

  Orientations to the review process for school nutrition
  program central office personnel are scheduled September 11
  and 12 in Richmond and Radford.  Additional information and
  registration information will be sent in mid-July. 

  If you have questions regarding the schedule, please contact
  India Liggon at (804) 225-2074.


  RTL/idl
  Attachment:  A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
               will be sent to the superintendent's office.