Laurel County Public Schools
For Immediate Release
Laurel County Public Schools will be participating in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. As part of this program, Laurel County Public Schools will offer healthy meals every school day at NO COST to the students due to the implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for school year 2019-2020.
All students will receive a free breakfast and lunch! Students must take the required food components to receive a free reimbursable meal. Students may purchase extra food items, these items must be paid for at the time of service, students are not allowed to charge extra food items. You may deposit funds into your student’s account for purchasing additional items.
Any student with an outstanding school food service balance prior to the 2019-2020 school year is still responsible for the charges. All outstanding balances are delinquent and must be paid.
Adults must pay for their meal/food at the time of service, adult charges are not allowed. (Per Board Policy)
For more information, please visit our website at www.laurel.kyschools.us or you may contact Laurel County Public Schools, Attention: Tammy Hammock, Food Service Director, 718 North Main Street, London KY 40741, 606.862.4600 or e-mail at email@example.com.
COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION (CEP)
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) provides meals at no charge to all students enrolled in our schools. The United States Department of Agriculture administers this program under the National School Lunch Program.
Your school will ask you to complete a household and income form to determine your eligibility to receive additional benefits and determine school funding levels through both state and federal programs. Completing the form will only take a few minutes and will benefit you and your school. This form will be provided at the beginning of school, please return it along with other materials to your school.
Questions on completion of the form should be directed to your school’s FRAM Coordinator.
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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