The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is Title X, Part C of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Anyone who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence may be identified under McKinney-Vento, including those in the following situations:
The McKinney-Vento Act ensures educational rights and protection for youth and children experiencing homelessness.
If a student is found eligible for services under the McKinney-Vento Act, the school district can provide the following services:
Charles City County Public Schools will provide transportation assistance (where feasible) for students approved as McKinney-Vento eligible so that the student may remain at his/her current school (school of origin). This transportation is arranged through the Homeless Education Liaison.
Parents/Guardians who think they may qualify for services under McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act should contact Charles City Public Schools Homeless Education Liaison, Stephanie Leek, at 804-301-1871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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