COB(LOCAL) - FOOD AND NUTRITION MANAGEMENT: FREE AND REDUCED-PRICE MEALS
The District shall provide a hearing process in compliance with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements for disputes about a student's eligibility for free or reduced-price meal programs. A parent or student may appeal the decision of the hearing official in accordance with FNG(LOCAL).
Civil Rights Complaints
A person alleging discrimination in school meal programs based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability shall be informed of the procedures and right to file a complaint with the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Food and Nutrition office and the USDA. Complaints received by District personnel shall be forwarded to TDA.