Valdosta City Schools will be implementing a program available to the State of Georgia called the Community Eligibility Provisions (CEP) for the 2016 - 2017 school year. All enrolled students of Valdosta City Schools are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at NO CHARGE to your household each day of the 2016 – 2017 school year. Your child(ren) will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee. If you were paying for full-priced or reduced-priced meals in the past, you will not be paying those charges this year for your child to receive a breakfast or lunch.
Please Note the Following Operating Procedures:
Fast Foods & Beverages at Valdosta City Schools In an effort to encourage better nutrition and develop healthy eating habits, students or their parents are not allowed to bring meals purchased from fast food restaurants or any carbonated beverages into the school cafeteria.
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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,
color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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