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Universal Breakfast Program Waivers

" March 1, 2022 - The Universal Breakfast Program Waiver application opens on March 15.
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March 1, 2022 - The Universal Breakfast Program Waiver application opens in TX-UNPS on March 15. School district campuses and open-enrollment charter schools participating in NSLP in which 80 percent or more of the students qualify for a free or reduced-price breakfast must offer a free breakfast to each student or seek a waiver from TDA, as required by Senate Bill 376. TDA notified all mandated schools by email in February 2022.

CEs that are mandated to offer free breakfast to all students and wish to apply for a waiver should use the Universal Breakfast Waiver form through TX-UNPS Download Forms (SNP-000).

Please refer to the Universal Breakfast page for details and instructions.

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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
 
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