Year 2 Demonstration Impacts of Using Medicaid Data to Directly Certify Students for Free School Meals: Final Evaluation Report (Summary)
Publisher: Alexandria, VA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Jun 07, 2016
This report focuses on the experiences of States and districts conducting DC-M during School Year (SY) 2013-2014, the second year of the demonstration. It examines whether DC-M leads to changes in the percentage of students certified, the number of meals served, Federal reimbursements, and certification costs incurred by districts. It also assesses State-level administrative costs and identifies the challenges that States and districts face when implementing DC-M.