Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of North Cobb Announces Participation in U.S. Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care Food Program

Leading Early Education Provider to Offer Free or Reduced Price Meals to Qualified Students Through Program

DULUTH, Ga. - Sept. 25, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, announced today its North Cobb County (Georgia) school located at 3900 Canton Road is participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Through CACFP, more than 3.3 million infants and children and 112,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day.

By participating in CACFP, Kids 'R' Kids of North Cobb is able to provide free or reduced price meals to qualified children who are enrolled in the program. Meals served to the children will be reimbursed to the school at rates based upon a child's eligibility for free, reduced price or paid meals.

"We are pleased to announce our school's participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program," said Lenore Johnson, director of Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of North Cobb. "The statewide program will allow us to subsidize the cost of food so that we can continue to instill healthy eating habits in our students."

The same meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the North Cobb County school. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

The USDA prohibits discrimination* against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.

Kids 'R' Kids was the first preschool accredited by AdvancED® in America, the world's largest education community. This accreditation ensures its schools are meeting and exceeding the high accreditation standards and providing excellence in education beyond most daycare and childcare providers. Programs offered at Kids 'R' Kids include infant care, toddler and preschooler care, private Pre-K, Kindergarten, summer camp and before-and-afterschool care. In order to provide even more convenience for families with busy schedules, every Kids 'R' Kids schools remains open during all major school breaks and school holidays year-round.

For more information, or to enroll your child at Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of North Cobb, please visit kidsrkidsnorthcobb.com or call 678-398-9262.

About Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies

Headquartered in the North Atlanta suburb of Duluth, Ga., Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies provide a secure, nurturing, and educational environment for children (ages six weeks - 12 years) to bloom into responsible, considerate, and contributing members of society. With nearly 160 learning academies in 15 states, Kids 'R' Kids International® is a family owned and operated organization that ranks in the top 10 nationwide for franchised early childhood education centers (www.kidsrkids.com).

*If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

SOURCE Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies

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