ERIC Number: ED308263
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Kentucky State Plan for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Compensatory Education.
This report describes Kentucky's response to the mandate of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The report is comprised of a preface, ten sections, and seven appendices. Section 1 presents definitions of terms used in the report. Section 2 describes Kentucky policy for an annual count of homeless children and youth. Section 3 defines residency requirements for homeless students. Section 4 is a statement of Kentucky school placement requirements. Section 5 reports State policy for special programs and services. Section 6 describes records requirements for homeless students. Section 7 describes State response to transportation requirements. Section 8 describes mechanisms for the resolution of disputes. Section 9 enumerates State Educational Agency (SEA) responsibilities. Section 10 is a description of procedures for public hearings. The following reprinted material is appended: (1) Subtitle B of the McKinney Act; (2) a special amendment to school data form for homeless students; (3) a data form for counting school-aged homeless children and youth; (4) a status report form on compliance with the McKinney Act; (5) a list of Advisory Council on the Homeless members; (6) an example of a letter of appointment to the Council; and (7) the Kentucky Coalition for the Homeless mission statement. (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 - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987