ERIC Number: ED328628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jan-23
Reference Count: N/A
A Plan To Educate Nevada's Homeless Youth.
Nevada Univ., Reno. Research and Educational Planning Center.
This plan was developed to serve the educational needs of Nevada's homeless youth, in accordance with requirements of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The plan presents a number of options for the consideration of individual districts and their respective social service personnel, depending on the size and specific needs of the district. The publication contains 12 sections. The first section reports findings on the numbers and location of homeless youth in the state. The second section describes a proposed homeless youth education regulation. The third section deals with the state intake and referral process. The fourth section discusses and presents recommendations for the removal of barriers to education. The fifth section details counseling/instructional methodology. The sixth section discusses follow-up procedures. The seventh section describes outreach and training activities. The eighth section presents a training agenda for 1989-90. The ninth section describes the evaluation process, which included local committee meetings and phone surveys. The tenth section, appendix A, is a form helpful in setting up a homeless resource list. The eleventh section, appendix B, presents an interagency model that includes referral procedures, procedures for school enrollment, and counseling and instructional methodology. The twelfth section, appendix C, contains referral/intake/procedure forms. (AF)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Homeless People, Program Administration, Program Implementation, Social Services, State Federal Aid, State Programs, Student Needs, Student Problems, Student Welfare
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City.
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ., Reno. Research and Educational Planning Center.
Identifiers: Nevada; Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987