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For students enrolled in the School who are eligible (at least 10%) for free meals breakfasts and lunch under the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs provided for by the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1773), the Board shall participate in the national school breakfast and lunch programs and extend its benefits to all eligible students in the School.  TSBVI shall offer a free breakfast and lunch to each student within the parameters issued by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) identification of TSBVI as a Residential Child Care Institution (RCCI).  Texas Education Code 33.901 


The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has declared TSBVI exempt from this summer program and no annual waivers are required to be filed.  As a contracting entity of the Texas Department of Agriculture that is a Residential Child Care Institution (RCCI), TSBVI is permanently exempt. 

“Summer nutrition program” means the Summer Food Service Program under 42 U.S.C. 1761.  The term includes the seamless summer option under 42 U.S.C. 1761(a)(8).  Agriculture Code 12.0029

Adopted:         4/6/18