Whole Grain-Rich Ounce Equivalency Requirements for School Meal Programs
- 6/25/14 This chart, also known as Exhibit A, contains the equivalent minimum
weights for a wide variety of purchased food items to meet the ounce equivalency criteria. Program
operators may use this chart instead of calculating the actual amount of grains in a product
since it provides the equivalent minimum weights to provide one ounce equivalency of grains.
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.