ERIC Number: ED351404
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
A Manual for Implementation of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act: Title VII-B.
Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing. Office for the Education of Homeless Children and Homeless Youth.
This manual is designed to be used to acquaint Michigan State school and community members with provisions and requirements of the Steward B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1990. This act authorizes local and intermediate school districts to use competitive funding and to implement innovative laws, policies, and procedures that ensure a free and appropriate education for school-age homeless children and youth. The manual summarizes background information and provides a brief description of the impact of homelessness on the educational and social development of homeless children and homeless youth. The manual provides suggestions for achieving educational success for this population. In addition, the manual details the role of the State Board of Education and that of local and intermediate school boards. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affirmative Action, Agency Role, Board of Education Role, Children, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Homeless People, Program Implementation, Public Schools, School Role, State Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing. Office for the Education of Homeless Children and Homeless Youth.
Identifiers: Amendments; Michigan; Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987