Report 2010-104 Recommendation 5 Responses

Report 2010-104: California's Charter Schools: Some Are Providing Meals to Students, but a Lack of Reliable Data Prevents the California Department of Education From Determining the Number of Students Eligible for or Participating in Certain Federal Meal Programs (Release Date: October 2010)

Recommendation #5 To: Education, Department of

To ensure that it maximizes the benefits from the State's investment in the CNIPS database, Education should require the school food authorities to submit a monthly Claim for Reimbursement for each site under their jurisdiction in addition to their consolidated claims.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2012

Beginning with the July 2012 claims for reimbursement, the CDE required all School Food Authorities (SFA) to be set at site level reporting in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS).

  • Completion Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2010-104

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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