ERIC Number: ED306352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
West Virginia Department of Education Proposed Plan for Education of Homeless Children and Youth. 1989-1990.
West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Office of Educational Support Services.
This proposed plan for the education of homeless children and youth in 1989-1990 is West Virginia's response to Title VII (B) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 (the McKinney Act). Section 1 is comprised of the following four parts: (1) an executive summary, describing background, purpose, and impact of the state plan; (2) background, detailing the homeless situation overall; (3) review of data, discussing existing information; and (4) definitions of terms relating to Section VII (B) of the McKinney Act. Section 2, detailing the body of the state plan, deals with the following issues: (1) creation of a Homeless Advisory Committee; (2) data collection; (3) dissemination of information; (4) transfer of records; (5) residency; (6) transportation; (7) professional development for school personnel; and (8) resolution of disputes, including a reprint of the West Virginia Board of Education appeals procedure and citizen's appeal forms for progressive appeal to the levels of the county superintendent, county board of education, and state superintendent of schools. Section 3 includes the following appendices pertaining to homeless education: (1) Survey of West Virginia School Districts; (2) Survey of Department of Human Services Area Offices; (3) Survey of West Virginia Shelters and Assistance Programs; (4) statistical summary forms; and (5) a flow chart of scheduled work activities. (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: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Office of Educational Support Services.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987