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NSLP Memo #07-16: Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in the School Meals Programs; Guidance and Q&As

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The purpose of this memorandum is to remind local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools that they are required to take reasonable steps to ensure meaningful access to school meals for eligible students from households comprised of LEP individuals. This memorandum summarizes existing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) guidance intended to assist Program participants in providing meaningful access for LEP persons. Guidance incorporated in this memorandum is described in detail below.

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