ERIC Number: ED338744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Investing in the Future: Educating Homeless Children and Youth. Illinois State Plan.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
The plan describes a continuing effort in Illinois to improve access to education and school success for homeless children and youth. The Illinois plan was revised to meet the requirements of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1987 by reforming the original document into sections that highlight the major requirements of the Act and noting the promising activities that will be the thrust of state and second-tier provider programs administration and service. This document contains the following sections: (1) determination designation and dispute resolution; (2) assuring educational access and school success; (3) data collection, reporting, record maintenance, and transfer; (4) program coordination, case management, and comparable services; and (5) state and local grants and assurances. Each section provides the following information: (1) Federal requirement, indicating the statutory provisions; (2) authority, stating the provisions of the state school code that are the basis of intervention; (3) activity, describing the action planned; and (4) support strategy, highlighting promising developments for implementing sections of the plan. Three appendices contain definitions, grievance procedures, and residency requirements. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Identifiers: Illinois; Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987