National School Lunch Act: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, First Session on H.R. 4974 ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973 - National school lunch program - 242 pages
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Page 58 - Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation's children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities and other food, by assisting the States, through grants-in-aid and other means, in providing an adequate supply of foods and other facilities for the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of nonprofit school lunch programs.
Page 25 - Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution or school system...
Page 105 - A classification having some reasonable basis does not offend against that clause merely because it is not made with mathematical nicety or because in practice it results in some inequality.
Page 111 - The constitutional safeguard is offended only if the classification rests on grounds wholly irrelevant to the achievement of the State's objective.
Page 227 - ... conditions under which there will be afforded useful employment opportunities, including self-employment, for those able, willing, and seeking to work, and to promote maximum employment, production, and purchasing power.
Page 110 - June 30, 1963, and such sums as may be necessary for each succeeding fiscal year to provide special assistance to schools drawing attendance from areas in which poor economic conditions exist...
Page 227 - Congress hereby declares that it is the continuing policy and responsibility of the Federal Government to use all practicable means consistent with its needs and obligations and other essential considerations of national policy, with the assistance and cooperation of industry, agriculture, labor, and State and local governments, to coordinate and utilize all its plans, functions, and resources for the purpose...
Page 108 - Such breakfasts shall be served without cost or at a reduced cost to children who are determined by local school authorities to be unable to pay the full cost of the breakfast.
Page 199 - The cost of this plan is not a reasonable measure of basic money needs for a good diet. The public assistance agency that recognizes the limitations of its clientele and is interested in their nutritional wellbeing will recommend a money allowance for food considerably higher than the cost level of the Economy Plan.