Speech to Text for Lee County Schools offer reduced-price meals to students
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day of school for lee county... students are headed back to the lunchroom as well.,,,,,and the cost of those daily meals can really add up.... wtva's amanda haley joins us from verona elementary with a program that could make those meals more affordable.... once the application is completed, weivoda says to expect 10-14 days for application approval ." ' offer free or reduced meals, verona, lee county ) county schools child nutrition director ) lee county schools is offering a program to families to allow free or reduced price meals for your children while they are at school. according to the lee county schools director of child nutrition, valerie weivoda, if you fall under a certain threshold for income your child may be eligible to receive discounted or free meals in the lunch room. the eligibility guidelines are set the federal government. according to weivoda, the amount of income in a household will determine if a family can recieve a reduced price meal and how much it will cost. weivoda says that there is no deadline. an application can be filled out an anytime throughout the school year. sot- valeria weivoda- director of child nutrition for lee county schools trt:13 oc: new application "if your child comes into our district from another school, you can submit one in april, if you submit one at the beginning of the school year an your income changes or anything changes with the members of your household you can also submit a new application." the application is available online at www.schoollun chapp.com or you can fill out a form located in the front office of every school in lee county. once the application is completed, weivoda says to expect 10-14 days for application approval. lee county schools spokesperson robert byers is approval. lee county schools spokesperson robert byers is asking parents to complete only one application per family. the application will apply to all children in