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NYSED Child Nutrition Hearing Decisions

This web page contains decisions by the New York State Education Department’s (SED) impartial hearing officer in cases involving all appeals requested under federal Child Nutrition Programs, including the National School Lunch Program (7 CFR 210.18) and the Summer Food Service Program (7 CFR 225.13). This listing of decisions that have been appealed is categorized by year. The decisions reported on this website are unedited and unindexed and are only available from January 2011. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the decisions are current, complete and accurate, the SED does not warrant or represent that they are current, complete and accurate. Please note that individual decisions may have been subject to subsequent judicial review which may have changed the outcome of the administrative decision. 



Congregation Darkei Tshivo of Dinov 9.18.2013

Graceway Ministries 7.30.2013

Oorah 11.6.2013



Ach Tov V'Chesed 7.6.12

Bnos Sanz 8.17.2012

Community Center of the Rockaway Peninsula 8.8.2012

Girls Vacation Fund d/b/a/ Girls Quest 8.13.2012

MDQ Academy 4.4.2012

Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES 7.30.2012

Zichron Chaim Inc. 7.25.2012



Churchville-Chili Central School District 6.16.2011

Congregation Machna Shalva Zichron Zvi Dovid 11.9.2011

Congregation Machne Sva Rotzhon 3.28.2011

Congregation Ohr Torah 8.18.2011

East Meadow Union Free School District 2.17.2011

The Cheder 8.17.2011


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To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)     mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
         Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
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         Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

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(3)     email:

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Los demás programas de asistencia nutricional del FNS, las agencias estatales y locales, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en ingles), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de seas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en linea en: y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1)     correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
         Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
         1400 Independence Avenue, SW
         Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)     fax: (202) 690-7442; o

(3)     correo electró

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