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The SIRS Refresh for VR11-16 has Not Completed

The SIRS refresh for 2015-16 has NOT completed and is running now. We are experiencing some problems and hope to have them resolved by the end of the day. We apologize for the delay.

The SIRS Refresh for VR11, VR12 and VR14 has Completed

The SIRS refresh for 2015-16 has completed and verification reports 11, 12 and 14 have been refreshed.

Funding Opportunity: National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities

The School Food Service Equipment Grant is intended to improve the infrastructure of the NSLP. This will be achieved by providing the opportunity for schools to purchase equipment to serve healthier meals that meet the updated meal patterns, improve the overall quality of meals, improve efficiency of production and service and expand participation in school meals programs.

The SIRS Refresh for VR11-16 has Completed

The SIRS refresh for 2015-16 VR11-16 has completed and the verification reports have been refreshed. This is the final full refresh of the end of year reports. VR13, VR15 and VR16 are due to be certified.

The SIRS Refresh for VR11-16 is Running Now

The SIRS refresh for 2015-16 VR11-16 is running now and should be completed this afternoon. This message will be updated once it has completed. This will be the final full refresh of the end of year reports. After this refresh VR13, VR15 and VR16 are due to be certified.

News and Notes: $7 Million in Grants Available; Medications in Schools; Arts and EngageNY Surveys

In this issue, we provide important updates related to New York State's My Brother's Keeper initiative; a law permitting students to carry certain medications in schools; surveys related to the Arts and EngageNY; the spring 2016 grades 3-8 ELA and math assessment results; and NYSED's comments on federal ESSA rulemaking guidance. We also highlight a public outreach video about our Professional Assistance Program for licensed professionals with substance use problems and provide updates from the New York State Library.

The SIRS Refresh for VR11-16 has Completed

The SIRS refresh for 2015-16 VR11-16 has completed and the verification reports have been refreshed.

The SIRS Refresh for VR11-16 has Completed

The SIRS refresh for 2015-16 VR11-16 has completed and the verification reports have been refreshed.

Funding Opportunity: Summer Food Service Program Campaign

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking proposals for a comprehensive statewide multi-media campaign to promote the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to low income families. The vendor would be responsible for developing an impressive statewide multi-media campaign that advertises the availability of nutritious meals for anyone 18 years old and younger during the summer months at no cost through the SFSP.

Funding Opportunity: My Brother’s Keeper Challenge Grant

The purpose of My Brother’s Keeper Challenge Grant is to incentivize and support school districts to accept the My Brother’s Keeper Challenge and implement a coherent cradle-to-college strategy aimed at improving the life outcomes for disadvantaged youth, particularly boys and young men of color.

The SIRS Refresh for VR11-16 has Completed

The SIRS refresh for 2015-16 VR11-16 has completed and the verification reports have been refreshed.

The SIRS Refresh for VR11-16 has is Running Now

We believe the issue with the refresh has been fixed and it's currently running now. We expect it to be finished by early this afternoon. This message will be updated once it has completed. We apologize for the severe delay.
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