ERIC Number: ED309200
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Wisconsin State Plan for the Education of Homeless Children. Amended. Adopted by the Agency, June 16, 1989.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
This state plan (amended, and adopted June 16, 1989) describes Wisconsin's programs to address the educational needs of homeless children and youth, as mandated by provisions of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The plan is comprised of a preface and four sections. The preface reports that 17 counties have been targeted for immediate state action. The first section includes: (1) an introduction discussing McKinney Act requirements; (2) definitions of terms used in the plan; and (3) an index providing cross references between federal regulations and Wisconsin state plan provisions. The second section details state compliance with (1) McKinney Act requirements in the following categories: (1) public notice and opportunity to comment; (2) provision of educational programs for homeless children; (3) compulsory attendance; (4) educational standards; (5) school meals; (6) transportation; (7) pupil records; (8) data collection; (9) pupil discrimination; (10) school district compliance determination; and (11) resolution of disputes. The third section presents a timeline of nine major activities that led to the development of the Wisconsin state plan in 1989. The following documents are appended to comprise the fourth section: (1) text of the McKinney Act; (2) compulsory attendance statutes; (3) educational standards; (4) the compliance response form; (5) Chapter PI 1, Wisconsin Administrative Code; and (6) the interim report, final report, and revised final report. (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: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987