2023 - 2024 Special Assistance Alternative Provision 2

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    2023-2024 Attachment M
    Special Assistance Alternative Provision 2 PUBLIC MEDIA RELEASE FOR NON-BASE YEAR
    The Georgia Division of State Schools School Nutrition Program announces that the three State Schools are participating in the Special Assistance Alternative Provision 2. Through Provision 2, a school district or a single school may offer meals at no charge to all students. Continued participation in this provision eliminates the procedure of distributing and processing free and reduced-price meal applications each school year.
    The following State School will be participating in Provision 2 and provide meals at no charge to all students:
    Atlanta Area School for the Deaf – Breakfast and Lunch Georgia Academy for the Blind – Breakfast and Lunch Georgia School for the Deaf – Breakfast and Lunch
    Nondiscrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.
    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language) should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online
    at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508- 0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
    2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
    3. email:
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
    Document provided by the Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Division | Page 1 of 1 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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