ERIC Number: ED309224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
State of New Mexico State Plan: Education of Homeless Children and Youth.
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
New Mexico's State plan for the education of homeless children and youth is submitted in compliance with Title VII-B of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The plan is comprised of 10 sections and five appendices. Section 1 states that the State Department of Education (SDE) is responsible for the administration of the McKinney Act programs and activities. Section 2 provides an overview of the McKinney Act, including definitions of a homeless individual. Section 3 reports on required information addressed in the State plan. Section 4 summarizes State data collection and survey results. Section 5 presents conclusions based on results of the State survey. Section 6 describes program goals pertaining to statutory issues, administrative goals, and technical assistance. Section 7 outlines activities, responsible agencies, and timelines related to the accomplishment of 12 objectives for homeless education. Section 8 discusses schedules and dissemination of notice for statewide public hearings. Section 9 describes State plans for evaluation of program effectiveness. Section 10 indicates SDE responsibility for records and information. The appendices include the following materials: (1) a status report on homeless children and youth; (2) agendas for the Advisory Committee; (3) hearings on the State plan; (4) a copy of the public input form; and (5) a reprint of Title VII-B of the McKinney Act. (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: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987