• house Information for Homeless Students 
     
    Under the federal McKinney-Vento Act reauthorized in 2002, a family is considered in transition (or homeless) if they and/or their children:
    • Lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence
    • Share the housing of others due to financial hardship
    • Live in motels, hotels, trailer parks, camping grounds, substandard housing due to lack of adequate alternative accommodations
    • Living in emergency or transitional shelters
    • Abandoned in hospitals
    • Awaiting foster care placement
    • Living in a public or private place not designed for humans to live
    • Living in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, bus or train stations, etc.
    • Migratory children living in above circumstances
    The definition does not include any person imprisoned, detained, or in the custody of the state.
     
    house McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act
     
    The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act was authorized by Congress, December 2001, as part of the No Child Left Behind Legislation. The purpose of the McKinneyVento Act is to remove barriers to education for homeless/transitional students and provide educational support and stability. 
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

EDUCATION RIGHTS OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH WHO QUALIFY FOR SERVICES & ASSISTANCE

  • EDUCATION RIGHTS OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH WHO QUALIFY FOR SERVICES & ASSISTANCE
     
    Our schools provide equal and comparable access to all students regardless of their home living situation. McKinney-Vento eligible children and youth have specific rights that include:
     
    1. Maintain attendance at the school of origin-current school for the remainder of the current school year (if this is in the child’s best interest and feasible) or enroll in the neighborhood school where currently residing.
     
    2. Transportation assistance if needed.
     
    3. Eligible for FREE food services
     
    4. Appropriate support services and programs for which they are eligible such as: Bilingual Education, Enrichment, Migrant Program, Special Education/Children with Disabilities, Preschool Programs, Vocational Education
     
    5. Assistance obtaining needed records and documentation
     
    6. Academic assistance through the district's federally funded Title I program 7. Parent or guardian involvement in school activities
     
    Please contact:
    Todd Smith 509-687-9585 

LOS DERECHOS DE NINOS Y JUVENTUD QUE CALIFICAN PARA SERVICIOS & AYUDA

  • McKinney-Vento Sin Hogar Acto de Ayuda de Educación El McKinney-Vento Sin Hogar Acto de Ayuda de Educación fue autorizado por Congreso, diciembre 2001, como la parte del no Niño Dejó detrás de Legislación. El propósito del Acto de McKinney-Vento es de quitar barreras a la educación para estudiantes sin hogar/de transición y proporcionar apoyo y estabilidad educativos.
     
    LOS DERECHOS DE NINOS Y JUVENTUD QUE CALIFICAN PARA SERVICIOS & AYUDA
     
    Nuestras escuelas proporcionan acceso igual y comparable a todos los estudiantes a pesar de su situación de vida de casa. McKinney-Vento elegibles niños y juventud que tienen derechos específicos que incluyen:
     
    1. Mantenga asistencia en la escuela de la escuela de origen-actual para el resto del año escolar (si esto está en el interés mejor de niño y posible) o se matricula en la escuela de vecindario donde residiendo actualmente.
     
    2. La ayuda del transporte si necesario.
     
    3. Elegible para el servicio de alimento GRATIS.
     
    4. Apropie servicios de apoyo y programas para que tengan derecho como a: Educación bilingüe, el Enriquecimiento, Programa Migratorio, Educación Especial/Niños con Incapacidades, Programas de Preescolar, Educación Vocacional.
     
    5. La ayuda que obtiene registros y documentación necesarios.
     
    6. La ayuda académica por el distrito federalmente financio el programa Titulo I.
     
    7. Participación de Padre o guardián en la escuela.
     
    Please contact:
    Todd Smith 509-687-9585